Campaign to Protect Rural England Standing up for your countryside

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Countryside

Countryside

We value the English countryside for its beauty, diversity and tranquillity. We want a countryside that is used and valued by everyone, and where people are in tune with the environment and aware of their impact on it.

Tranquil places

Tranquillity is important for everyone – for our hearts, minds and bodies. Aircraft, cars, roads and building developments are all eroding tranquillity. We've found a way to measure and help protect tranquillity with our maps.

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Dark skies

Enjoying a view of the night sky with many stars is becoming rarer with increasing light pollution from poorly designed lighting. We are pressing for planning guidance to control lighting.

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Hedgerows

Hedgerows are living things that need to be managed to stay in good condition. To better protect hedgerows we need stronger regulation and more funding to support the work farmers do in maintaining them.

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