Tag Archives: access land

How do you get to Backney Common?

It appears impossible legally to obtain access to Backney Common, access land on the River Wye near Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire. Continue reading

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Access pioneer’s centenary

John Bunting, the access campaigner who died in 2013, would have been 100 today. We remember him still with great affection and admiration. Continue reading

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Walk among the sarsens

After the Ramblers’ Wiltshire and Swindon Area AGM we walked on Fyfield Down access land Continue reading

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Fun part of the job

One of the best things about being a Ramblers’ trustee is the chance to visit volunteers. Continue reading

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Hazeley Heath, a special protection area

One of the best parts of my job with the Open Spaces Society is visiting commons with land managers who wish to consult us about what they hope to achieve.   I was pleased to be invited by Leigh Wallace of … Continue reading

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No way in

Although we won the right to walk on mapped access land, there is unfortunately no duty on anybody to provide a means of access to that land. Continue reading

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The decline and fall of Beacon Fell

Forty five years ago we were proud of our country parks, now the councils want to get rid of them. Continue reading

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