Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is a world-renowned area where you can enjoy an unparalleled range of outdoor recreation opportunities in breathtaking surroundings.
You can do so on foot, in a wheelchair, on horse-back, on a bicycle or even in a boat or canoe, as long as you do so in a responsible manner, with respect for other people and for the environment and in accordance with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
The Land Reform ( Scotland) Act 2003 places a number of duties on the National Park Authority in relation to the management of outdoor access. As an Access Authority we must:
- Uphold access rights in the Park
- Prepare a Core Paths Plan
- Establish a Local Access Forum
- Promote the Scottish Outdoor Access Code
As an Access Authority, we have a number of powers to help ensure that the public's right of access is upheld. These include powers to remove obstructions, prohibitive signage and hazards from paths and areas where access is taken.
Under access legislation, Section 11 of Part 1 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, you may apply for an access exemption order to enable you to exclude the public from taking passage through the area of ground proposed for your event or activity. For more information and to apply click on the links below:
For information about opportunities for outdoor access and recreation in the Park please visit the Outdoor Activities pages of our website.