Public Rights Of Way

Public Rights Of Way

A Public Right of Way (PROW) is a route over land that everyone can legally use at any time. You can walk on all PROWs, and some are also open to horse riders, cyclists or motorists. 

Managing public rights of way

Public Rights of Way can be found in towns, villages and the countryside.

Report an issue on a public right of way

Found an issue on a public right of way? Report it.

What is a public right of way?

Find out more information about what is a public right of way.

Public rights of way map

See all public rights of way across Worcestershire or track an issue.

Definitive Map Modification Orders

Details of how to apply, and access to the Public Register of pending and active Applications.

Local access forum

The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 required Local and National Park Authorities to set up a Local Access Forum (LAF) for their areas.

Public rights of way latest news

Keep up to date with the latest news in the Rights of Way Team here.

Public rights of way order consultations

As an Order Making Authority we have the power to make, confirm and certify Public Path and Definitive Map Modification orders.

Public rights of way searches

A Public Rights of Way Search will identify recorded public rights of way over a particular area of land.

Public rights of way volunteering

Learn how you can become a public rights of way volunteer.

Recording, changing and closing public rights of way

Landowners, including developers, Parish or District Councils, can also create a new right of way.

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