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

Latest News

We call for more broadleaves, and more discussion, on Dartmoor’s forest estate

We have called for greater replacement of conifer trees with native broadleaves in the Dartmoor forests, clearance of trees from ancient monuments, and an open debate about the future of… Read More

Welsh Government approves trashing of Mynydd y Gwair Common

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has approved a controversial application by RWE Innogy UK Ltd to erect wind turbines and associated infrastructure on Mynydd y… Read More


Space invaders

Public funding is being cut and our green spaces exploited to fill the gap. Our general secretary, Kate Ashbrook, considers the threat to our open spaces and national parks. In… Read More

Learning to find our way

The society has established the Find Our Way fund, to support those who are investigating unrecorded historic ways with a view to applying for them to be added to the… Read More

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