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Improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation

Access to the outdoors for recreation is a key part of our natural resources policy.
Start of consultation: 10/07/2015
End of consultation: 02/10/2015

Everyone should have the chance to experience parks, woodlands, mountains and the coast through a range of activities. Outdoor recreation makes a valuable contribution to Wales and creates a number of health, environment, social and economic benefits.

We are seeking views on:

  • ways to reduce the costs and burdens associated with administering public paths and wider access
  • how we could better meet current and future recreational needs
  • ways to tackle some of the practical difficulties of improving opportunities for all, not just for those who can afford to travel or those who are already enthusiasts about an activity.