Jackie, I think England in general is a very densely populated country. Scotland and Wales, less so. But you are right that there are many European countries that have more green space than England. The South East, most of the Midlands and most of the North West of England are heavily populated areas. I think the South West, the North West and perhaps Cumbria are the least densely populated areas in England. In mainland Europe, countries like the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany(especially the Ruhr valley region), Switzerland, Italy, the Czech republic, Poland, Cyprus, Slovakia, Portugal, Hungary and France(in this order, highest to lowest) are all relatively high density countries, with more than 100 people per square km. The UK has around 267 people per square km. But other countries like Sweden, Ukraine, Croatia, Ireland, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Norway and Finland are all much less densely populated. These countries have plenty of green spaces, much more so than the UK. There are too many people in the UK, we are an overpopulated island. Devon and Cornwall are one of the few counties left which are not so densely populated.