Category Archives: Access

Gap in the map

On a walk on Bredon Hill in Worcestershire I found there is a section of bridleway in Conderton parish missing from the definitive map; we must research it. Continue reading

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Walbury wander

A mid-May walk from Walbury Hill, West Berkshire, in the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Continue reading

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Shortage of sunshine

Maxwell Ayamba of the Sheffield Environmental Movement argues for more access to open spaces for disadvantaged communities. Continue reading

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Coloured counties

I enjoyed a walk on Bredon Hill listening to birds. Continue reading

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Opening the coast

Seventy years ago today a House of Commons committee debated the inclusion of coastal access in the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Bill. Continue reading

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Okehampton bypass inquiry: 40 years ago

It is 40 years since the 96-day Okehampton bypass inquiry opened. Continue reading

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The Rivington Pledge

Thirty years ago today, more than 3,000 demonstrators pledged to trespass on land owned by water authorities if public access there was not protected in the Water Act 1989. Continue reading

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