In the last year we dealt with almost 1,000 cases assisting local authorities, groups, and individuals to defend their local spaces and paths in all parts of England and Wales.


Access to open spaces has never been more important. Renew your membership today and help us protect green and open spaces in your area for generations to come.

Renew your membership

Renewing your Open Spaces society membership is quick and easy to do: click this link to renew your membership right now.

The Open Spaces Society is a registered charity and we depend on our members to add weight and voice to our campaigns. We have been championing open spaces and public paths in England and Wales since 1865.

As a member, you're part of a dynamic and enthusiastic movement of people determined to protect the open spaces we all love and enjoy. Thank you for your continued support.

As a member, you benefit from...

  • Expert guidance from our specialist case officers to help you protect access to common land, town and village greens, open spaces, and public paths in your area.
  • Three copies a year of our lively and informative magazine, Open Space.
  • Professional training for anyone with an interest in our commons, greens and open spaces.
  • Access to our legal fund should you need it.

Individual membership

Joint membership

Life membership

If you're looking to renew or sign up as a local group or authority at any level, click here.