Guidance note on the dedication of land under the countryside and rights of way act 2000

This publication was withdrawn on 30 April 2015

This guidance provides advice to a person wishing to dedicate land under section 16 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000.



This guidance explains how to dedicate land for public access. It provides information to help you decide whether making a dedication is right for you. This guidance only applies if you want to dedicate land in England.

To make the process as straightforward as possible we have included, at Form A of this guidance, a model form of instrument of dedication which you can use to make a dedication.

If you do decide to dedicate we have also included, at Form B of this guidance, an application for the registration of a dedication as a local land charge.