Respect the needs of local people – don’t block gateways, driveways or other entry points with your vehicle.
By law, cyclists must give way to walkers and horse riders on bridleways.
Keep out of the way when farm animals are being gathered or moved and follow directions from the farmer.
By law, you must control your dog so that it does not disturb or scare farm animals or wildlife. You must keep your dog on a short lead on most areas of open country and common land between 1 March and 31 July, and at all times near farm animals.
If a farm animal chases you and your dog, it is safer to let your dog off the lead. The farm animal will follow the dog.
Take particular care that your dog doesn’t scare sheep and lambs or wander where it might disturb birds that nest on the ground and other wildlife – eggs and young will soon die without protection from their parents.
Always clean up after your dog and get rid of the mess responsibly.
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