14 August 2017 – this site is live but is still under development

The Review of the Muirburn Code

Management of Moorland by Burning and Cutting 


In recognition of the importance of muirburn in the management of moorland and upland areas, the Scottish Government commissioned Scotland’s Moorland Forum to review the Muirburn Code.

There is a full list of the Contents of the draft Code available from the Contents link at the bottom of each page.  The website has been structured to group the guidance under four headings:

Development of the Revised Codedetails

Comments & Feedbackdetails

Muirburn Code Review Blogposts about the review

For further information about the review process contact Scotland’s Moorland Forum.