These webpages contain a wide variety of information about public rights of way and outdoors access; including walk leaflets, online mapping, how to report a problem, legal orders, consultations and the Joint Local Access Forum. 
 
To find out more about any specific issue please select the appropriate link below.  If you have a query about public rights of way which cannot be answered by the information on these webpages then please contact the Public Rights of Way Team on 01225 477532 or via email at prow@bathnes.gov.uk

Maintenance and Enforcement 

Information about how to report a problem, seeking authorisation to erect new gates, enforcement action and volunteering opportunities.

Definitive Map and Statement

Definitive Map

Information about the Definitive Map and Statement, Definitive Map Modification Orders, Statutory Registers and how to make a Landowner Deposit.

Making Changes to the PROW Network

Making Changes to the PROW Network

Information about how to make an application to create, divert or extinguish public rights of way and information about Traffic Regulation Orders and Gating Orders.

Joint Local Access Forum

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An independent forum, including landowers and users, who provide advice to Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol City and South Gloucestershire Councils on access to the countryside.

Notices and Consultations

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Information about on going consultations, legal orders which have been 'made' or 'confirmed' and public inquiries relating to public rights of way or town/village greens.

Rights of Way Improvement Plan

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The Council's formal, adopted policy detailing the current state of the public rights of way network and how the Authority intends to develop and improve the network in the future.

Exploring the Countryside

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Downloadable leaflets for walks and rides in and around Bath and North East Somerset and links for further information about long distance promoted routes including the Cotswold Way.

Online Mapping of Public Rights of Way 

Online Mapping

MyBathnes contains online mapping of public rights of way; under 'Show Map' select 'Highways' and then under 'Show Map Categories' select 'Public Rights of Way'.

Town and Village Greens and Common Land

Photo of access land at Chelscombe Farm

Information on the Register, how to make an application to register a new Town or Village Green and how to make a Landowner Deposit.

Access Land

   

Chelscombe Farm

Information on land over which the public has a right of access under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 and maps of where to find Access Land.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions on a broad range of subjects relating to public rights of way and outdoors access.

 

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