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Non Wild Country Area contacts

The following areas are not in wild country. Some Licensed Organisations have formed volunteer groups of Expedition Assessors to provide assessments in the areas listed.

These Expedition Assessors are managed by their Licensed Organisation and enquiries should be directed to the contact listed below:

  • Hampshire/New Forest: Liz Drake, 99 Langdown Road, Hythe, Southampton SO45 6ER. T: 02380 815254. E: [email protected]      
  • Isle of Wight: Carol Taverner, County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD. Tel: 01983 559028 e-mail: [email protected]


Forest of Dean

Notification forms are not required by groups going to the Forest of Dean, however the Forestry Commission has a permission system in place for users intending to stay in the forest.  Any groups wishing to wild camp in the Dean should send an e-mail with group name, number of people, date and which site they are intending to stay at to: [email protected]