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Introduction

The Open Space, Sport and Recreation Study forms part of the Council’s planning policy evidence base in relation to the availability, quality and accessibility of formal and informal recreation spaces.

Data sources

The spaces identified on the map have been derived from the following sources:

See the Open space, sport and recreation study geographical data table at full width
Type of spaceShown in LayersSource
Type of spaceAccess LandShown in LayersInformal Outdoor SpaceSourceNatural England dataset  Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 – Access Layer, which is subject to an Open Government Licence
Type of spaceAncient WoodlandShown in LayersInformal Outdoor SpaceSourceNatural England dataset Ancient Woodlands (England), which is subject to an Open Government Licence
Type of spaceNational Nature ReservesShown in LayersInformal Outdoor SpaceSourceNatural England dataset National Nature Reserves (England), which is subject to an Open Government Licence
Type of spaceLocal Wildlife sitesShown in LayersInformal Outdoor SpaceSourceSomerset Environment Records Centre (SERC) data. This is subject to an Ordnance Survey licence, the terms of which are shown here: Interactive Mapping Terms and Conditions
Type of spaceNature Reserves owned by Somerset Wildlife TrustShown in LayersInformal Outdoor SpaceSourcePart of Somerset Environment Records Centre (SERC) dataset (see Wildlife sites above). The reserves may only be partly accessible to the public. Please refer to the Somerset Wildlife Trust website for full details.
Type of spaceRSPBShown in LayersInformal Outdoor SpaceSourcePart of Somerset Environment Records Centre (SERC) dataset (see Wildlife sites above). Further details about RSPB reserves can be found here: RSPB – Reserves and Events
Type of spaceForestry Commission woodlandShown in LayersInformal Outdoor SpaceSourceContains Forestry Commission information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0. Further details about Forestry Commission woodland can be found here: Forestry England – Somerset
Type of spaceOtherShown in LayersAllSourceOrdnance Survey mapping, the terms of which are shown here: Interactive Mapping Terms and Conditions

Last reviewed: March 7, 2024 by Sophie

Next review due: September 7, 2024

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