Have your say –
Activity codes of conduct consultation starts
The Countryside Council for Wales is eager for
everyone interested in water related activities to comment on three
newly drafted codes of conduct on angling,
wild swimming and canoeing.
Photo: Glalsyn from Llyn Dinas
Start of consultation : March 1st 2012
End of consultation: June 1st 2012
The Codes were drafted by CCW, in our capacity as advisers to
the Welsh Government and in partnership with small working groups
which involved user groups, landowners and others with expertise to
The Codes are designed to advise people using Wales’s inland
water on how to enjoy their activities without damaging the
resource they are using, or disturbing the communities around them.
These Codes are more detailed activity specific follow-ups to the
more general Waterside Code, launched at the Royal Welsh Show last
The consultation period will be for 12 weeks, from the 1st of
March to the 1st of June 2012. It’s open to anyone who wants to
comment. The responses will be collated and presented to the
working groups to guide the drafting of the final codes.
We would welcome your feedback. If you have any comments about
content or structure please let us know by filling in the Response
Form then Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 1st of June 2012.
Family of codes approach
The angling, wild swimming and canoeing draft codes will join
the Waterside Code and the Countryside Code as a family of codes of
Each code has been designed to provide the guidance needed for
each target audience in a form that suits them. Further codes or
site specific guides may be created under the same umbrella.