Outdoor Access in Fife
The Land Reform (Scotland) Act, which came into operation in 2003, established a new right of responsible public access in addition to rights of way which still remain. The rights and responsibilities of land managers and those exercising access rights are set out in the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
Obstruction to public access
If you are prevented from exercising your right of responsible access by an obstruction, such as a locked gate, intimidating sign or person, you may wish to report the situation to the Council for advice or investigation. In these circumstances you should ensure your report is as full as possible and should include:
- an accurate description of the location of the obstruction, including map based grid reference if possible
- an accurate description of the date and circumstances encountered
- a digital photograph of the obstruction if possible
- your contact details including phone number and e-mail address
Ideally you should make your report by e-mail using the contact form below.
Tel: 01592 583239 Contact Outdoor Access online