Safety Page


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The Countryside Code
  Respect - Protect - Enjoy

Be safe - plan ahead and follow any signs. Prepare for the unexpected, don’t be afraid to turn back.

Protect plants, animals and the water supply, take your litter home.

Keep dogs on leads near livestock and otherwise under close control, clean up responsibly.

Leave gates and property as you find them, respect the safety and welfare of animals.

Follow the paths wherever possible, use gates, stiles or gaps in field boundaries when provided.

Our heritage belongs to us all – do not disturb ruins and historic sites or make unnecessary noise.

Leave crops, machinery and livestock alone -don't interfere with distressed animals, alert the farmer.

Animals can behave unpredictably, especially if with their young - so give them plenty of space.

Walk in single file and on the right hand side of roads.

Do not cross railway lines other than by bridges.

Protect against the risk of fire.

Consider other people.

Let someone know where you're going and when you expect to return.

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