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

Latest News

We object to ugly tower above Shepherd’s Bush Common

We have objected to an application from Dorsett Hospitality International to demolish the existing former Walkabout building and replace it …read more

We fight access track across historic common

We have objected to plans for an access track across common land at Newbiggin, near Penrith in Cumbria. The common …read more

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Happy birthday Pennine Way

Fifty years ago today, on 24 April 1965, the Pennine Way was opened.  This was the first of Britain’s long-distance paths (now …read more

New book to celebrate our commons

We have published a new book, Common Land, to celebrate the ancient common land of England and Wales. It is …read more

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

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