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The Countryside Codes

Use the family of Countryside Codes to help you prepare and enjoy safe visits to the countryside

Drawing of people enjoying the woodlands

The Countryside Code

The Countryside Code helps you respect, protect and enjoy the countryside, enabling you to get the most out of your visit.

It provides you with helpful advice about:

  • Preparing for your trip
  • Keeping yourself and others safe
  • Ensuring the countryside remains a beautiful place that everyone can enjoy

The Countryside Code family

The Countryside Code family now includes specific codes for some of the exciting activities you may be taking part in, such as wild swimming, angling and canoeing.

Best practice videos

Related document downloads

The Countryside Code PDF [2.2 MB]
The Wild Swimming Code PDF [227.4 KB]
The Angling Code PDF [197.4 KB]
Canoeing Code PDF [172.8 KB]
Waterside Code PDF [855.0 KB]
The Dog Walking Code PDF [970.0 KB]

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