The Countryside Code applies to all parts of the countryside. Most of it is just good common sense, designed to help us all to respect, protect and enjoy our countryside.
The Code, which applies in England and Wales, makes it clear what the responsibilities are for both the public and the people who manage the land.
The Countryside Code started life in the 1950s as the Country Code. It was updated in 2012.
3 sections of the Code are dedicated to land managers: