Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Landscape Character Assessment
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3. The Cotswolds Landscape

The Cotswolds landscape, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty from 1966, forms the best-known section of the outcrop of Oolitic limestone that stretches across England from Lyme Bay in Dorset to the North Sea, in North Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The Cotswolds landscape attracts many visitors both from this country as well as from around the world, in response to its perception as a rural idyll.

  • 3.01 Appointment and Brief
  • 3.02 Landscape Character Types and Landscape Character Areas
  • 3.03 Landscape Character Type and Area Boundary Determination

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