Wild tenting’s ‘unwritten rule’ and tips from a wild camper – ‘widespread sense’ | Journey Information | Journey


While wild camping is illegal in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, it is legal in Scotland.

Speaking to Express.co.uk, David explained to Riley that whenever he has a chance, he goes to wild camp.

David said, “Most of my campsites are in Scotland and within Scotland you have the right to move.”

He continued, “So that doesn’t necessarily give you the right to camp as such.

“The majority of the people in the church I’m involved in follow an unwritten rule: never stay in one place too long, never longer than a night or two if you can.

“If it is obvious that there is a landowner, you can try to get their permission, but it is not strictly necessary.

“I think at the end of the day it is from my point of view to have respect.

“I would never camp in a field where cattle or animals live.”

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