Public rights of way are paths, tracks, ginnels, snickets etc which are open for everyone to use for recreation or for getting to school, shops or work.
There are several categories of public rights of way:
Routes which are not recorded as public rights of way may have private rights – e.g. for access to property only by specific landowners, occupiers and their visitors. Unfortunately the Rights of Way Team cannot advise on any problems associated with private rights.