Countryside and Rights of Way Act



  • noun legislation passed by the UK government in 2000 that gave the public greater freedom of access to privately owned areas of uncultivated land and strengthened legislation protecting wildlife.
  • abbreviation Countryside and Rights of Way Act


  • noun an Act of Parliament passed in 2000, which regulates access to open countryside, rights of way on footpaths and bridleways, and the supervision of Areas of Outstanding natural Beauty

General Science

  • abbreviationCROW Act