Outdoor access and recreation – 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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Detail

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

Hard copies of the leaflet and bookmark are available from:

Enquiries team

Natural England
County Hall, Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP

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