The Countryside Code

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Do you enjoy spending time outside in Milton Keynes' inspirational and beautiful parks? You can help us care for them by keeping them safe and enjoyable for everyone. All you have to do is follow these simple steps:

Respect Everyone

Respect other park users, wildlife, livestock and habitats
Close gates where required
Do not block access to gateways, paths or driveways when parking
Slow down or stop for horses, walkers and livestock when driving or cycling
Be considerate to volunteers and workers in the parks.

Protect the Environment

Take your litter home or us bins where provided
Keep dogs under control and clear up their waste
Do not operate BBQs or light fires

Enjoy the outdoors

Act safely, especially around water and ice
Follow advice, observe local signs and keep to marked pathways when necessary
Plan ahead and be prepared for your trip out

All parks cared for by The Parks Trust are covered by the government guidance of The Countryside Code.

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