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The/this Site = We/us = Natural England

You = User of

Use of

Access and use of this Site is subject to acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please cease to use the Site immediately.

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any given time.

Accuracy of information on the site

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that all information on the Site is accurate, we cannot vouch that all information will be accurate and up-to-date at all times. The Site contains a large amount of data from a variety of sources, and errors are likely to occur – for example, detail of accommodation or service providers. We therefore cannot accept any liability for error or omission with regards to content of the Site.

Please inform us should you find any inaccurate information on the Site, and we will correct it as soon as we can.

Part of this Site contains materials submitted to Natural England by members of the public and third parties. It is the responsibility of these third parties to ensure that the materials submitted for inclusion on this Site comply with the law. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or reliability of this material and hereby disclaim any responsibility for error, omission or inaccuracy in the material or for any misinterpretation, loss, disappointment, negligence or damage caused by reliance on any material contained within the Site.

We also cannot accept responsibility for any failure, or alleged failure in the delivery of the services referred to on the Site or in the event of bankruptcy, liquidation or cessation of trade of any company, individual or firm referred to on the Site

We accept no responsibility for the content of any website to which a hypertext link from this Site exists. Such links are provided for your convenience.

We are not liable for any damages arising in contract or otherwise from the use of or inability to use this Site, or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this Site or any such material.


Unless otherwise stated, Natural England or Natural England and Natural Resources Wales own the copyright and any other rights in all material on this site. You are permitted to print and download extracts from this site on the following conditions:

  • Use of documents and related graphics on this site are for information and/or personal, non-commercial use only;
  • Any copies of these pages saved on to disk or to any other storage medium may only be used for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal, non-commercial use;
  • No documents or related graphics on this site are to be modified in any way;
  • Graphics on this site are not to be used separately from the accompanying text;
  • National Trails copyright notice (© National Trails) must appear in all copies;
  • No part of this site may be reproduced or stored in any other website without Natural England’s prior written consent.

Ordnance Survey 

All Ordnance Survey base mapping used to display information on the National Trail website has been provided under the Public Sector Mapping Agreement  with the Ordnance Survey and is subject to Ordnance Survey copyright – (c) Crown Copyright 2020. Ordnance Survey 100022021.

Public Sector Mapping Agreement

You are granted a non-exclusive, royalty free revocable licence solely to view the licensed data for non-commercial purposes for the period during which Natural England makes it available; You are not permitted to copy, sub-license, distribute, sell or otherwise make available the licensed data to third parties in any form.

Third party rights to enforce the terms of this licence shall be reserved to OS.

For further information on OS licencing go to

We do not supply any identifying information to Ordnance Survey.

Photographs on the site

If you see a photograph that belongs to you or your organisation that is not credited then please contact us to let us know.

We reserve the right to use any photographs added to the site for the purposes of promotion.

We reserve the right to remove any images that we deem inappropriate.

Anyone adding images must have the right to do so – we are not responsible for copyright of images added by anyone other than ourselves. If any copyright disputes arise we will remove the disputed images.

Protecting Your Privacy

Natural England is committed to protecting your privacy as a user of our website, and the confidentiality of any personal information that you may provide us with during your visit to the Site.

Data You Submit

Any information that you provide to the site such as photos, accommodation information, enquiries, problem reports or listings for the website, is captured into our database. The information provided is used to fulfil queries and requests from users of the site.  The information also helps us to improve our website, by making it more personal for each individual user.

Accommodation lists are generated by the site and exported in pdf format. These contain a summary of the information about your business, but exclude the admin email address.

We have discretion to edit, alter or delete any data you add.

If you submit an enquiry or feedback by email or via the website we may pass your contact details on to the relevant Trail Manager. Please be aware that Trail Managers have their own data protection policies and you are advised to contact them for details if you have any questions about how your data will be used.

Unless we are required to share your personal data by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of your private information (i.e. data that is not published to the website) without your consent.

Cookies and Analytics

For information about how we use cookies please click here.

Where analytic cookies have been enabled by the user we record analytics using the third party service, Google. We do this to understand how the National Trails website is being used. Depending on your device or browser privacy settings, the analytics may collect your advertising identifier. The analytics may also record technical data about your device or browser including the type of browser and IP address. However, Google truncates the IP data before it enters the analytics reports so you cannot be identified by your IP address via Google analytics. The analytics information is kept on Google servers within a password protected area.

 Your rights

You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please email [email protected]

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the address below. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Any questions you have in relation to this policy or how we use your personal data should be sent to [email protected]

Accommodation Providers

All accommodation added to the site must accept bookings from walkers.

Listing is free.

Natural England reserves the right to contact you at any time about your listing.

We may review accommodation listings and will remove any entries that are out of date.

What is the legal basis for processing your data?

We rely on the following legal basis, under data protection law, to process your personal data:

Because we have obtained your consent (e.g. where you contact us with a query or if you consent to receive marketing from us).

We collect and use your data because is it necessary for the pursuit of our legitimate interests in promoting and providing information about the National Trails.

How long will the data be stored for

We will hold your data for as long as we have a business reason to do so, which generally means as long as the website remains active or you ask us to delete that data.

Contact details

National Trails Mail Hub, Natural England County Hall, Spetchley Road,

Worcester. WR5 2NP