214. Restrictions on taking dogs onto access land.

The right provided by the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 to enter and remain on any access land for the purposes of open air recreation1 may be restricted so as to be exercisable only by persons who do not take dogs on the land2.

Notwithstanding the above, it is expressly provided that between 1 March and 31 July in any year that right does not entitle a person to be on any land if he takes, or allows to enter or remain, any dog which is not on a short lead3. Nor does it entitle a person at