Managing recreation and access
Are you involved in recreation and access policy making, or do you have a direct role in managing access or recreation on land, freshwater or at sea? The management and practical information here should help you.
The advice and experience described here should save you time and money in facilitating enjoyment of the countryside.
From footpath construction to countryside furniture and signage, come and browse our technical advice.
New access rights now apply in Scotland. Take a walk outdoors to enjoy them.
Catch up on our access and recreation policies and explore our research studies here.
Find out what's new in recreation and access.
Explore our work on monitoring and increasing participation in enjoying the outdoors.
Working with the health sector to promote outdoor activity and contact with nature as a key resource for improving Scotland's health
Encouraging people to enjoy, understand and look after Scotland's nature and landscapes is key to its future.