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

Latest News

Jubilee Field at Boddington is safe

The Friends of Jubilee Field have succeeded in getting a village meadow recorded as an Area of Community Value (ACV), and thus saved for local people to enjoy. The 3.5-acre… Read More

We fight plan to deregister part of Leigh Common, Wimborne

We have objected to plans by Gleeson Developments Ltd to strike part of Leigh Common, east Wimborne in Dorset, from the common-land register. The developers want to build an access-road… Read More


Our manifesto for the 2017 Westminster election

This time, because the political parties are focused on Brexit, we have tailored our manifesto to secure the best deal for public access and enjoyment. Public money for public access… Read More

People’s places  

Our general secretary, Kate Ashbrook, reflects on the recent report on parks and green spaces. Our parks and green spaces are at tipping point warns the House of Commons Communities… Read More

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