The Countryside Code
We all love a day out in the countryside –
fresh air, beautiful scenery, a break from the pace of day-to-day
living. However, it's easy to unwittingly cause problems for
yourself, and others. To ensure a safe, responsible
and exciting countryside experience, follow the Countryside
The Countryside Code is here to help you get the most out of
your visit, whilst making sure the countryside remains a beautiful
place for everyone to enjoy.
It also provides helpful advice on how to prepare for your trip
so that you’ll be ready for any eventuality, keeping yourself - as
well as family and friends - out of harms way.
Living and working in the countryside
If you are living and working in the countryside you will
probably be sharing your land with those who have come to enjoy
People visiting the countryside bring valuable income to the
rural economy, as well as benefiting individually from their
Most people who visit the countryside value and respect it,
though they may not always know how - for this, they need your
Children and the countryside
Are you planning a children's countryside trip? Would you
like some help in illustrating the beauy of nature - and how to
behave in the countryside environment? The new Countryside Code
education packs cover this, and more.
Look out for them on the Countryside Code website (follow the
link below or see 'our other sites' box).