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The Countryside Code - Respect - Protect - Enjoy


The Countryside Code

Your guide to enjoying parks and waterways, coast and countryside

Respect everyone

be considerate to those living in, working in and enjoying the countryside leave gates and property as you find them
do not block access to gateways or driveways when parking
be nice, say hello, share the space

follow local signs and keep to marked paths unless wider access is available

Protect the environment

take your litter home – leave no trace of your visit
take care with BBQs and do not light fires
always keep dogs under control and in sight
dog poo–bag it and bin it–any public waste bin will do care for nature – do not cause damage or disturbance

Enjoy the outdoors

check your route and local conditions
plan your adventure – know what to expect and what you can do enjoy your visit, have fun, make a memory


Read the full code here - Countryside Code