Gypsies and Travellers

Information about Gypsies and Travellers.

Services and information

Gypsies and Travellers: An introduction

There is a long tradition of Gypsies and Travellers across the UK. Latest estimates show that up to 300,000 traditional travellers live across the country.

Advice for Gypsies and Travellers

View information and advice for Gypsies and Travellers.

Advice for landowners

Encampments on private land are a landowner's responsibility. Find out what can be done if there is an encampment on private land.

Housing needs of Gypsies and Travellers

View the Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment and find out what we're doing to meet Housing needs of Gypsies and Travellers.

Unauthorised encampments

If an unauthorised camp site is set up on land owned by us, then we will take enforcement action.

Guidance for those supporting Gypsy and Traveller communities: COVID-19 (external website)

Information to help support the Gypsy and Traveller communities living on sites or at the roadside.