Mountain & Hill Walking Safety Understanding Access


Understanding Access

 
Access to the countryside has been a struggle for years. Understand agreements and restrictions.


  • Rights of Way

    Rights of Way 
    Public rights of way exist in England & Wales & Scotland but few in Northern Ireland

    Picture courtesy of Ricky Cosmos

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  • Open Access Land - England & Wales

    Open Access Land - England & Wales 

    The Countryside & Rights of Way Act established Open Access Land in England & Wales


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  • The Countryside Code

    The Countryside Code 

    Always follow the Countryside Code when out in the hills


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  • Scottish Outdoor Access Code

    Scottish Outdoor Access Code 

    Scottish Outdoor Access Code is the equivalent of the Countryside Code in England & Wales


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  • Heading for the Scottish Hills

    Heading for the Scottish Hills 

    Heading for the Scottish Hills - information on stalking activity


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  • Access to the Countryside Law (NI)

    Access to the Countryside Law (NI) 

    Understanding Access to the Countryside Law in Northern Ireland


    Image of Mourne Mountains courtesy of Alsal Photography

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  • Keep dogs under control

    Keep dogs under control 

    When there is livestock around, keep your dog on a lead at all times
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