Oxfordshire Countryside Access Forum | Oxfordshire County Council

Oxfordshire Countryside Access Forum

The Local Access Forum that advises OCC and others on how to manage and improve public rights of way

Members of OCAF on footpath

The members of the Oxfordshire Countryside Access Forum (OCAF) represent a wide variety of interests including those of walkers, cyclists and horse riders, farmers, land managers and rural businesses, education, local communities and nature conservation.

They are fulfilling their statutory role in advising Oxfordshire County Council and other bodies on ways to improve access to the countryside and related areas for residents, visitors and tourists.


Members on the Oxfordshire Countryside Access Forum represent a range of interests related to accessing the countryside. The following is a brief summary of members (pdf format, 155Kb). To contact any member of the forum please contact the OCAF Secretary in the first instance: paul.harris@oxfordshire.gov.uk.

Expressions of interest for new members are always welcomed all through the year. Contact the Secretary and also do think about coming along as an observer or member of the public so you can see how the group operates.


OCAF meets two to three times per year, and main meetings are open to the public. If you are thinking of attending a meeting please read the guidelines for public participation (pdf format, 160Kb).

Next meeting

To be held on 24 May 2017 at 9.45am (for 10am start) at Grand Jury Room, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND

Recent meeting papers

The agenda and papers for the most recent meetings are available to download below. When posted below they usually include the confirmed minutes from the meeting before.

Previous meeting papers going back to March 2003 are available by email. Contact the OCAF Secretary: paul.harris@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Annual report

Gives a summary of the group's activities over the preceding one to two years:

Rights of Way Monitoring Group

This group is a long-standing rights of way liaison group with a complementary but non-statutory role in access. The papers from the last meeting will be posted here with minutes added after confirmation.

Other access forums

Links to other Countryside Access Forums in the vicinity of Oxfordshire.

Last reviewed
17 May 2017
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