Why Dartmoor’s wild camping case will have wider implications for the countryside

Contrary to popular understanding – and byelaws dating back to 1989 – there is no right to camp on Dartmoor commons, according to an important judgment from the High Court. However, with the government having just made a commitment to increase public access to nature, the case is unlikely to be the last word on the topic, writes Ned Westaway.

by Ned Westaway

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