CRoW Act 2000 - what is it?
Countryside Rights of Way Act, 2000 The Countryside Rights of Way Act 2000 marked the start of Open Access. It allowed huge swathes of previously no-go areas, to become Open Access, meaning that you can walk wherever you want on it. It was unimproved land that was made into Open Access - i.e. land that hadn't been farmed, or improved in any way. On the 1:25000 OS maps, it is shown with a "yellow wash" with a brownish boundary, so it is clear where Open Access is. However,