Countryside Access

Walks in and around Witham on the Hill


The responsibility for maintaining a public rights of way is shared between the Local Authority, Landowners & Occupier.  Local Authorities must record the legal existence & location of rights of way on the definitive map & ensure they are open for public 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;

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

The Bythams Spinney is run by The Bythams Woodland Trust & situated on the road between Little Bytham & Creeton.  It is approximately 5.5 acres & open to the public, with carparking facilities.  For more information on an enjoyable outdoor experience for you & your family please click below                                                                   18.06.10

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