Statutory guidance

The Countryside Code

Responsibilities for visitors to the countryside and those who manage the land.

Documents

The Countryside Code - PDF version to download

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The Countryside Code bookmark

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Details

The Countryside Code applies to all parts of the countryside in England and Wales. It aims to help everyone respect, protect and enjoy the outdoors.

Hard copies of the leaflet and bookmark are available from:

Enquiries

Natural England
County Hall, Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP

Opening times: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Published 19 August 2014
Last updated 4 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. New Countryside Code leaflet published.
  2. Added bookmark and details of how to obtain hard copies of both the leaflet and bookmark.
  3. First published.