2003 legislation | The Battle for Scotland’s Countryside

Over 100 years after James Bryce put forward a bill for "right to roam", Scotland passed the legislation in 2003. It was first contested in 2006 by a wealthy land owner who was concerned about privacy.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'12''
  • Broadcast year: 2022
Curriculum Connection
  • PSHE | People, place and environment

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Scotland
  • Programme: The Battle for Scotland's Countryside