The Countryside Code

Please enjoy and respect the beautiful outdoors in Allerdale


Your guide to enjoying parks and waterways, coast and countryside

Respect everyone

Protect the environment

Enjoy the outdoors

Follow advice and local signs

In some cases, additional higher rights of access or permissive access could exist.



Restricted Byway

Byway open to all traffic

Permissive Path

Follow advice on local signs as landowners voluntarily provide access to these paths and choose who can use them. Some open access areas are also made available in the same way.

National Trail

National Trails are created for walking, with horse-riding and cycling possible on some trails or trail sections.

Open Access

You can walk and explore away from paths.

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