The Access Team

Report a blocked path

Please use this online form to tell us if a path is obstructed by a locked gate, a sign, or you are asked to leave an area where you believe that you may have a Right of Access or if you have a query about access rights.

The Outdoor Access Team are based at:
Argyll and Bute Council
1a Manse Brae
PA31 8RD

Jolyon Gritten, Access Manager
Tel: 01546 604314


Tools The Access Team provides assistance to the public, land managers and communities throughout Argyll & Bute.  Please note that the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park is the Access Authority for those areas of Argyll within the National Park.   For the areas administered by staff from our Access Teams see the map at the foot of this page.

The Team can offer assistance with the following;

  • Blocked paths, locked gates etc.
  • Irresponsible access
  • Do the public have a right of access?
  • Access Rights
  • Public Rights of Way
  • Managing Events
  • Supporting communities to improve local path networks

Feel free to call us to discuss any problems you may be experiencing or if you require advice.

The Argyll & Bute Access Forum

The Land Reform Scotland Act 2003 requires every Local Authority to establish an Access Forum to provide advice to the Council and the Public on Access Rights, Core Path Planning and Public Rights of Way.  Find out more about the Argyll and Bute Access Forum