Countryside Code – shorter COVID-19 version

15th July 2020

Natural England has produced a shorter, COVID-19 friendly version of the Countryside Code for when people are out and about in the countryside during the coronavirus pandemic.

We look forward to welcoming visitors to Cranborne Chase AONB. Enjoy…safely!

Countryside Code signage

The Countryside Code – short ‘Covid-19’ online version

Respect other people
  • Consider the local community and other people enjoying the outdoors
  • Park carefully so access to gateways and driveways is clear
  • Leave gates and property as you find them
  • Follow paths but give way to others where it’s narrow
Protect the natural environment
  • Leave no trace of your visit, take all your litter home
  • Don’t have BBQs or fires
  • Keep dogs under effective control
  • Dog poo – bag it and bin it
Enjoy the outdoors
  • Plan ahead, check what facilities are open, be prepared
  • Follow advice and local signs and obey social distancing measures