Rules of Roaming
Many people like to visit beaches where there are facilities to make the experience comfortable and many of these beaches have way marked footpaths which allow you to explore the surrounding coastline.
In Scotland you have the right to enjoy the coast for recreational use providing you act responsibly. You can walk to beaches even when there are no marked footpaths and take advantage of some of the best access rights in the world. With an Ordnance Survey map it is easy to keep track on your location using the many landmarks and features found along the coastline. Familiarise yourself with the map symbols for sand, shingle, rocks and cliffs and you will be able to find your perfect beach.
Remember you share the coast with others:
The Solway Coast is bursting with life so try to avoid disturbing wildlife particularly shore nesting birds in the spring.
The Solway Coast is beautiful and to keep it that way take your litter home with you.
For more information about the Scottish Outdoor Access Code visit:- www.outdooraccess-scotland.com