The countryside is an inspiring place to walk but it can also be little daunting when cows and bulls are grazing near your path; Remember, the countryside is working environment and it's important to be mindful and respectful of farms and farm animals, particularly during spring when cattle are rearing their young.
Here’s some advice on what do when walking near cattle:
Beware, farmers may shoot dogs that are worrying or are about to worry, farm animals; section 9 of the Animals Act 1971.
Report any frightening incidents or attacks to the landowner, the highway authority, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), and also the police if it's of a serious nature.
Sunday 21 August 2022Starting at 09:45A moderate 13.7 mile / 22.1 km walk
Sunday 2 October 2022Starting at 10:00A moderate 12.5 mile / 20.1 km walk