Article posted on 16 January 2015
You will probably have seen that “Landscape Character Assessment: Guidance for England and Scotland” (2002) has been replaced by “An Approach to Landscape Character Assessment” (October 2014).
This document can be accessed here, and can be found at the bottom of the landing page alongside “An Approach to Seascape Character Assessment”. Both documents should give us a seamless approach to Character Assessment from land to sea. Notably the European Landscape Convention applies to our territorial waters up to the 12 nautical miles limit.