How we use cookies

Cookies on the National Trail Website

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies to store information about how you use the National Trail website, such as the pages you visit.

We use JavaScript to set most of our cookies.

We use cookies that fall into two categories.  Cookies that are essential for the website to function correctly and cookies for communication and marketing purposes, these include cookies from Google analytics.

We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymized information about:

  • how you got to the site
  • the pages you visit on, and how long you spend on each page
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We also use cookies that may be set by third party websites and do things like measure how you view YouTube videos.

We use cookies that remember your settings. These cookies do things like remember your preferences and login details and the choices you make, to personalise your experience of using the site.

Functional cookies

These essential cookies do things like remember your progress when planning a trip. Functional cookies are essential for the site to operate successfully and will by default be turned on.

Marketing cookies

You can choose to accept marketing cookies on the Home Page. These allow us to monitor how the website is being used but do not provide us with any personal information.

Learn more about cookies used on Government websites here