The Management Plan

A shared strategy for those who live, work and visit the Cornwall National Landscape. It provides guidance to help Government, statutory organisations and any public body to ensure they are fulfilling their Section 85* duty to ‘have regard to the purpose of conserving and enhancing the natural beauty’ of the protected landscape.

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It's all part of the plan

The Cornwall National Landscape (AONB) Management Plan is an interactive document allowing you to either, read the whole plan, or navigate your way around the chapters. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the protected landscape from how the organisation is set up to our policies, aims and objectives for the designation as a whole, and the 12 separate sections.

Read The Appendices

Creating the Cornwall National Landscape (AONB) Management Plan required additional information and research. In the appendices you'll be able to read more on requirements for agricultural buildings and major development in the protected landscape as well as the definition of the designation, influencing strategies and the process of creating the Management Plan.

>Read The Appendices

Additional Assessments & Screenings

As part of the process of creating the Management Plan we undertook a Habitats Regulations Assessment and a Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Report. Any resulting recommendations were actioned in the adopted Plan.


Hartland Marsland to Menapoint Church

Pentire Point to Widemouth

Camel Estuary

Carnewas to Stepper Point

Godrevy to Portreath

West Penwith

South Coast Western

South Coast Central

South Coast Eastern

Rame Head

Bodmin Moor


Case Studies

Climate Change: Building Resilience

Health & Wellbeing

Heritage & Culture

Landscape & Seascape Character

Nature Recovery

Planning & Development in Protected Landscapes

Responsible & Sustainable Access

Sustainable Communities & Economies

The Cornish Hedge

Woodland and Forestry

Previous versions of the Cornwall National Landscape (AONB) Management Plan

Management Plan 2011- 2016 Strategic Section


Management Plan 2011- 2016 Local Section


Management Plan 2016 - 2021 Action


Management Plan 2016 - 2021 Policy


Management Plan 2016 - 2021 Local

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