Frequently Asked Question


What is a public right of way?


A route is a public right of way if all the following criteria are satisfied:- the track must run from one public place to another public place (these are most commonly a public road or a different public right of way), the track must follow a more or less defined route, the track must have been used openly and peaceably by members of the public otherwise than with the permission, express or implied of the landowner, and the track must have been so used without substantial and effective interruption for a period of 20 years or more.