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3 sections of the Countryside Code are dedicated to land managers:
People visiting the countryside provide important income for the local economy. Most like to follow a visible route, prefer using proper access points like gates, and generally want to do the right thing – but they need your help.
Most people who visit the countryside are keen to act responsibly and problems are normally due to a lack of understanding.
There are a number of ways you can help them to realise their responsibilities:
People come to the countryside to enjoy themselves. They have the first line of responsibility to keep themselves and their children safe while there, but you need to ensure that your activities do not knowingly put them at risk.