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Protecting open spaces, common land, village greens
and public paths in England & Wales since 1865

Latest News

We call for swift opening of long-overdue Panshanger Park

We are joining our member, the Friends of Panshanger Park, on Tuesday 31 March for a walk to celebrate the …read more

Now you can walk the secret multi-million pound footpaths of Firle

But you will need your wellies on! Open Spaces Society member Chris Smith has created a walk highlighting the secret …read more


Law denied

While researching our 150-year history, I have been struck repeatedly by the number of times we have taken or backed …read more

We celebrate our 150-year struggle for open spaces

We have published our new book, Saving Open Spaces, the story of our 150-year struggle for commons, greens, open spaces …read more

The Open Spaces Society is Britain’s oldest national conservation body, founded in 1865.

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