Below is a list of links to websites we believe are relevant and useful to the work of the CLA.
In addition, you will find business related links at www.clabusinessdirectory.co.uk
A partnership promoting quality educational visits to farms. Access To Farms is a partnership of national organisations that promotes farming and horticulture education through links with schools. This joint working encourages the sharing of information, expertise, knowledge and experience.
Badminton Horse Trials
British Association for Shooting and Conservation
A unique learning service shown overnight on BBC TWO. It allows you to select and record the programmes you're interested in and play them back at your leisure
News and weather from BBC
The British Institute of Agricultural Consultants. BIAC is a professional association of independent, qualified specialists.
Agricultural Census Data from Edinburgh University Data Library
The British Horse Society is the UK's largest and most influential equestrian charity
For climbers, hillwalkers & mountaineers
Home to the Burghley Horse Trials
Web site from British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS) allowing registration of calves and cattle movements via the internet.
The COI provides publicity services to UK Government departments.
Country Gentleman's Association
The CBA works to promote the study and safeguarding of Britain's historic environment, to provide a forum for archaeological opinion, and to improve public interest in, and knowledge of, Britain's past.
The Council of Docked Breeds (CDB) campaigns for the right to choose the tail docking option. Based in the U.K. it is a non-profit making organisation manned by dog breeders
Country Life Magazine
Hunting in Scotland and England. Shooting and Stalking Agency & Outfitter Service.
Equestrian & Country Wear
Welcome to Countrylovers.co.uk - your one-stop information shop when visiting, living or working in Britain's Countryside.
Previously British Field Sports Society.
The Countryside Council for Wales is the Government's statutory adviser on sustaining natural beauty, wildlife and the opportunity for outdoor enjoyment in Wales and its inshore waters. The national wildlife conservation authority.
Educational charity, established in 1986 to provide balanced teaching materials for schools about the countryside, and also provide training for teachers about how to use the countryside in their teaching.
UK Market Leader for Countryside and Environmental Jobs. The CJS is an ethical small business, publishing free and low cost information to promote countryside careers in the UK and environmental conservation worldwide.
Is a portfolio of software applications for small-medium sized retial and services' businesses in the countryside market sector.
Council for the Protection of Rural England
Cyclists' Touring Club-Offroad
Dartmoor was designated one of the National Parks of England and Wales in 1951. Dartmoor is a rich habitat for wildlife and has a wealth of archaeological remains.
Internet resource for all matters relating to the six species of Deer that are commonly found in the United Kingdom.
The functions of Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food have been taken over by DEFRA.
This is a virtual department store selling British goods produced by small British Rural and Urban companies who currently have limited market reach.
World of Gun Dogs
Superb choice of Specimen and Architectural Plants from throughout the UK and Continental Europe, based in South Wales and the Vale of Glamorgan at trade prices.
Eco-lots is a free web-based service with adverts/information relevant to environmentally sensitve and sustainable management of land, trees and wildlife in the UK
Publish a variety of European environmental information written by our editorial team in Brussels and London, on the Internet and in print.
Statutory service responsible for looking after England's variety of wild plants, animals and its natural features.
This is an RSA initiative, developed with support from the DETR. It is a forum for Environmental & Sustainable Develpoment Awards.
The Environment Agency is the leading public organisation for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.
Extensive Equestrian Resource
The European Landowners Organization - ELO - exists to ensure that the policies of the European Union promote a prosperous and attractive countryside, and that private landownership can continue to make a positive contribution to the economy and environment management of rural areas.
Farming And Countryside Education is an independent organisation that works on behalf of the agricultural industry, thier aim is to help young people learn more about food and farming in a sustainable countryside.
The UK's primary provider of information, research and advice on the efficient use of energy in agriculture and horticulture.
Agricultural based internet provider
Farming Futures provides inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings
Agricultural portal for news, weather, classified and web directory.
The Directory for UK Farmers and the UK Agricultural and Horticultural Industries Online Farms, Farm Machinery and Farming Related Web Sites.
Gives information and other links relating to community managed city farms and also schools that still retain farm units.
News and weather from the FT
helping to build a world without hunger
The Forestry Commission of Great Britain is the government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands.
Environmental Pressure Group
For fruit and ornamental trees
Green Futures - the UK's leading magazine on environmental solutions and sustainable futures, available in print and on the web.
The pressure group, founded in 1995, which campaigns for changes in the law to stop thoughtless off-road drivers destroying green lanes, and the rights of walkers, riders, pedal cyclists, carriage drivers and the disabled to use them without danger, difficulty and inconvenience.
The All England Jumping Course
The Historic Housing Association.
Campaigning for the Conservation, Use, Maintenance, Restoration and Development of the Inland Waterways
LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) is a charity helping farmers improve their environment and business performance and create a better public understanding of farming through a nationwide network of demonstration farms.
A non-profit making Ltd company, owned by the NFU, Farm Retail Association, Soil Association and Evolve. This site aims to promote, support and represent issues surrounding Farmers Markets.
The National Farmers' Union is the democratic organisation representing farmers and growers in England and Wales.
The National Trust was founded in 1895. It was concerned about the impact of uncontrolled development and industrialisation, and the Trust was set up to act as a guardian for the nation in the acquisition and protection of threatened coastline, countryside and buildings.
A resource for practical conservation
This site provides information to assist Landowners in regard to wayleaves for new or existing lines and cables.
National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) represents the UK animal medicines industry whose aim is to provide safe, effective, quality medicines for the treatment and welfare of all animals.
This is just the pilot of openDemocracy, you can find out why we are doing it, and where we want to get to - with your help. openDemocracy is independent - we don't have a party line or think we know the answers.
From traditional leisure maps to adaptable digital data, Ordnance Survey products link people and businesses to Britain's diverse landscape.
Rescuing historic farm buildings that are in danger of becoming lost and reviving them with ecological and organic food businesses.
This is the only Environmental Initiative,designed specifically for small businesses, providing answers on climate change, liability, advise on environmental regulations and anything that may affect day-to-day running of thier businesses.
RASE is the organiser of The Royal Show, committed to the future of food, farming and the countryside. Owner of NAC Stoneleigh Park.
Smithfield is Europe's leading business farming event - Earls Court 24-27 Nov 2002
The RSPB champions the conservation of birds and other wildlife, in the UK and worldwide, in the interests of wildlife, the natural environment and people.
Scottish Land & Estates is the voice for land-based businesses and has 2,500 members across Scotland. Membership comprises mainly private landowners and estates with a wide range of landholdings.
An educational web resource teaching about soil and related environmental issues for Key Stages 1-4.
News and weather from the Sunday Times
News and weather from the Telegraph
The Tenant Farmers Association is the only organisation dedicated to the agricultural tenanted sector and is the authentic voice of tenant farmers. The TFA lobbies government, gives expert advice to members, and seeks to support and enhance the landlord/tenant system.
Promoting excellence in the science of agriculture
A UK-wide network, the CRN gives easy access to information and people concerned with countryside and related recreation matters.
The Deer Initiative is a broad partnership of statutory, voluntary and private interests dedicated to "ensuring the delivery of a sustainable, well-managed wild deer population in England".
The World's Oldest Country Magazine
News and weather from the Guardian
News and weather from the The Independent
The Institute of Clay Shooting Instructors is the international organisation of qualified shotgun instructors, with headquarters in the United Kingdom.
THE LAND TRUSTS ASSOCIATION exists to encourage the formation, where appropriate, of an alternative form of land ownership.
Weather from The Met. Office
The RBST was founded in 1973 to conserve Britain's native livestock heritage - no breed of British farm animal has become extinct since.
The Rural Housing Trust, a registered charity (reg. 270 213) established in 1976, provides affordable housing for local people in small villages in England. We work in close partnership with Parish Councils to ensure developments are designed to meet the housing needs of the local community.
News and Weather from The Times
The TRF is the National, voluntary and non-competitive body formed in 1970 by people who enjoyed exploring 'green lanes' by motorcycle. Our aim is to conserve our heritage of green lanes for everyone to enjoy. Trail riding is an 'active recreation'.
Aiming to bring together all stakeholders engaged in tree risk, to work toward a national solution that all parties can subscribe to; one that is reasonable, non-defensive and defendable.
The UK Parliament is based on a two chamber system. The House of Lords and the House of Commons sit separately, and are constituted on different principles. However, the legislative process involves both Houses. On this website you can find out about the work of the two Houses, their members and their committees, as well as accessing contact details and publications.
Most of us have heard about United Nations peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance. But the many other ways the UN affects all our lives are not always so well known. Visit this website for further information.
The Voluntary Initiative is the name given to a programme of measures, agreed by Government, to minimise the environmental impact of pesticides.
This website is aimed at both practitioners and the public involved in Biodiversity Action across Wales.
An independent website, set up initially as a public service information hub in the foot and mouth crisis of 2001. Now updated daily with news of Bluetongue and other matters of rural and veterinary concern. The site advocates a more scientifically and ethically sound approach to animal health, and the use of available technologies such as rapid on-site RT-PCR diagnosis. It looks forward to some changes in EU regulations that at present hamper rather than help livestock owners. It also seeks to raise awareness of the need for food safety and food security.