Countryside

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY

The responsibility for maintaining a public rights of way is shared between the Local Authority, Landowner & Occupier.  Local Authorities must record the legal existance & location of rights of way on the definitive map & ensure they are open to the public to use.  Landowners & Occupiers must ensure that rights of way are not blocked by crops, other vegetation, or otherwise obstructed, that the route is identifiable & the surface is restored soon after cultivation.

Footpaths - open to walkers only;

Bridleways - open to walkers, horseriders & cyclists;

Restricted byways - open to walkers, horseriders & horsedrawn vehicles;

Byway Open to all Traffic (BOAT) - open to walkers, horseriders, horsedrawn vehicles, cyclists & motor vehicles.

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