Our campaigning works!

We never stop fighting to protect the open spaces people love.
We tirelessly campaign for stronger protection for village greens, commons and footpaths.
Here are just some of our most recent campaigns and initiatives.




Village Greens


Rights of Way


Open Spaces
In the past year we have responded to more than

0 Calls

for guidance on protection & management

Examples of our key recent successes:

Chadderton Field, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, registered 2011


We have also responded to:


  • Help draft criteria as part of a pressure group coalition action on planning reforms.
  • Agriculture (Wales) white paper - in responding to this consultation, we have a particular interest in promoting public access to the countryside through Wales’s network of public paths.
  • The society responded to the London Mayor's consultation on it's Public London Charter calling for developers and landowners in the capital to voluntarily dedicate open spaces as town greens.
  • Defra's policy discussion consultation on Environmental Land Management.
  • Defra's Financial Assistance Statutory Instrument, with particular reference to the proposed monitoring and enforcing compliance with agricultural grants.
  • The Home Office consultation on the criminalisation of trespass in England and Wales.
  • We have signed the Placemaking Wales Charter, pledging to support its objectives,

We have also: