Website of the Heritage
Paths Project. This is a very useful and informative
site which contains details on access, routes, and historical
information for a large number of interesting paths.
The site of the Scottish Rights of Way Society. It contains
a downloadable leaflet of paths in the Lammermuirs (see
Across West Lothian
Site dealing with old drove routes in West Lothian.
Core Paths Plans
The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 required Councils
to develop a Core Path Plan which would allow the public
reasonable access within a county on a network of core
The link is a Google Search page (May 2009) where most
of the plans can be accessed in the first few pages
- alternatively type in a particular council on the
Downloadable leaflets on various paths: viz. Berwickshire
Coastal Path, Borders Abbeys Way, Dere Street, John
Buchan Way, Pennine Way (north), St Cuthberts Way and
Southern Upland Way.
They also have leaflets on cycle
of Scotland Countryside Trails
Details of routes in the Cheviots, Ae Forest, a cross-border
drove road, and routes in Tweeddale.
Information on forest trails throughout Scotland.
Downloadable leaflets: Countryside paths in and around
the Falkirk Wheel (2 maps); Denny path network; Discover
nature trails in the Falkirk area; River Avon heritage
trail; Discover the Antonine Wall.
& Galloway Tourist Board
Downloadable leaflets for walkers and cyclists
Full information on this long distance route, including
downloadable leaflets. The route incorporates many known
Details of many cycling and walking routes in Ayrshire.
Includes historical information.
West Highland Way
Guide to this long distance path between Milngavie and
Fort William which incorporates old drove roads, military
roads etc in its course.
Details of over 1000 walking routes in Scotland.
A long distance route between Holy Island and Melrose.
Contains historical information and links to other interesting
Hills Regional Park
Details and map of walking and cycling routes.
Very useful on Cheviot routes.