Core Path Closures/Diversions
For information and guidance on permanent core path closures/diversions, please see publications below.
Current temporary core path closures or diversions (these are now showing on the interactive map):
Dean Plantation ( West of Dunfermline) : Forestry Commission operations in Dean Plantation will begin next Tuesday 23rd October. There will be restricted access throughout the forest for the duration (until end of December). Access will be diverted when possible but for the first 4 weeks there will be restricted access on the core paths.”
Core Path 32: Closed due to subsidence, Boarhills - follow diversion
Core Path 89: Dura Den bridge removed - core path closed
Core Path 183: Path not developed - need to climb gates
Core Path 314: Path to be removed, build now exists at location
Core Path 323: Diversion currently in place at John Knox's Pulpit
Core Path 361: Diversion - underpass permanently closed. Toucan crossing available, access from Glen Lyon Road.
Core Path 436: At Craigentor Plantation path not usable. Follow paths 826,434 and 784 to divert.
Core Path 453: Path yet to be developed
Core Path 455: Path steep and unmade
Core Path 457: Diversion of core path as map is incorrect
Core Path 470: Diversion - playpark part of core path not open
Core Path 496: Section unusable/boggy - requires development
Core Path 568: Path not yet developed. Use A909 with extreme caution.
Core Path 571: Path not visible from ground/unusable in places - requires development
Core Path 575: Not easy to follow/unusable - caution advised
Core Path 581: Path requires cleaning up to provide better access - caution advised
Core Path 588: Completely impassable at present behind houses at Sunningdale Lane - closed
Core Path 628: Core path closed to all users during reclamation of land scheme. Estimate to re-open in 2015.
Core Path 643: Core path closed due to flooding prevention work by Rex Park, Dunfermline
Core Path 649: Core path blocked at top part
Core Path 662: Core path closed due to Forth Crossing Works.
Core Path 685: Core path past Drumfin, overgrown and difficult to access - caution advised
Core Path 710: Diversion - path closed, completely overgrown hedge. Please use alternative route to the north.
Core Path 718: Core path closed at the north, from Broomieside to Crossgates.
Core Path 733: Route still to be developed
Core Path 735: North of Aberdour - currently impassable.
Core Path 777: Diversion - divert via public road
Core Path 839: Signs saying "Private Access" are for Vehicles only.
Core Path 843: Route still to be developed - caution advised.
Core Path 845: Not yet developed - divert along main road