CPRE's new maps show more than a third of people can’t easily enjoy England’s most beautiful countryside

Here in Herefordshire we benefit from being close to 2 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) - The Malvern Hills and The Wye Valley, but not everyone is so lucky.......

England’s National Parks and AONBs are revered for their spectacular landscapes and contain the country’s most iconic countryside, which can boost our physical health and mental wellbeing. But the Campaign to Protect Rural England has lauched detailed maps that show 36% of England’s population live too far from the current network of 10 National Parks and 34 AONBs for these areas to be classified as easily accessible.

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