The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 ( CROW Act) normally gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land. These areas are known as ‘open access land’.Why choose open access government?
Open Access Government produces compelling and informative products for a wide audience. Our dedicated team have many years’ experience and are committed to delivering up-to-date analysis, news and exclusive features for a public and private sector readership.What is open access research?
Open access ( OA) means making research publications freely available so anyone can benefit from reading and using research. Open access can be more than making research available to read, but also allowing others to re-use that research. For example, allowing the content to be analysed using text mining 1 or reused for commercial purposes.What can I do with my open access rights?
The CROW Act has a list of general restrictions that limit what people using their open access rights may do, unless you give them permission to do something on the list, or the right to do something already exists. run commercial activities on the land such as: