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Topic - Ledgowan Estate - "Get Off My Land"

Douglas Griffin - on 09 Oct 2013
Interesting post on Andy Wightman's blog:
http://www.andywightman.com/?p=3175

Must admit, if I were going walking at this time of year I'd always try to check in advance to see whether there were any restrictions on access. But from their reported conduct (apparently not an isolated incident, either), it looks like the new landowners have a bit to learn about land access rights and responsibilities in Scotland too:
http://www.outdooraccess-scotland.com/outdoors-responsibly/access-code-and-advice/scottish-hills/
http://www.snh.gov.uk/docs/A973209.pdf
i.e. estates are supposed to advise when and where stalking is taking place.

The very conspicuous bulldozed track at Ledgowan has been mentioned on here before, e.g.:
http://www.ukclimbing.com/forums/t.php?t=523116&v=1#x7048808
"Disturbing the environment by walking on it", indeed...
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