Adopt A Path
How can I get involved?
If you enjoy walking, cycling or horse-riding, you can help us
to maintain the Public Rights of Way network within the
Public Rights of Way help us to explore and enjoy the
Countryside and also provide important links in urban areas.
My adopting a Public Right of Way you will be volunteering
yourself, or a group to walk a path within your ward or a path of
your choice at least twice a year.
The scheme will give members of the public who have an interest
in Public Rights of Way the opportunity to help the Rights of Way
section by providing "an extra set of eyes"
As well as.helping others enjoy the natural beauty of the
Countryside and also urban routes, the scheme will hopefully give
you personal satisfaction and enjoyment.
What do I have to do?
Just using the Rights of Way in the area on a regular basis will
help keep them clear of overgrowth and undergrowth. When you
are out on a path we will ask you to inform us if you encounter any
of the following
1) Any obstructions on the path, damaged stiles or gates or
2) Lack of or damages to waymarkers or signs
3) Any overgrowth to the path you are using.
For your own safety and insurance purposes, unless you are part
of an organized group, we ask you not to attempt to carry out and
clearance yourself, but report it to the local authority.
If you want to become part of the adopt a path scheme you will
provided with plans of your chosen paths and all the relevant forms
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