Tag Archives: footpaths

Love the Outdoors? Then Adopt a Path

Love the outdoors? Then join Somerset County Council’s Adopt a Path scheme or become an England Coast Path Trail Watcher and help protect access to Somerset’s countryside. The Adopt a Path scheme is open to anyone whether they are walkers, horse riders or cyclists, and almost any public right of way can be adopted. Volunteers […]

Cliff fall temporarily closes England Coast Path

A section of the England Coast Path in Somerset has been temporarily closed following a landslip. During stormy weather over the festive period a section of cliff near Home Farm at St Audrie’s Bay fell away. Somerset County Council is working with landowners and in liaison with Natural England to agree a new route as […]

Could you join Somerset’s growing team of adopt-a-path volunteers?

A growing scheme to help look after Somerset’s 3,800 miles of public footpaths and bridleways is looking for more volunteers. Somerset County Council’s adopt-a-path scheme is open to anyone whether they are walkers, horse riders or cyclists, and any public right of way can be adopted. Volunteers are simply asked to use their chosen path […]

Love the great outdoors? Now you can adopt-a-path

People who regularly use rights of way in Somerset are invited to help keep routes open and accessible for all under a new adopt-a-path scheme. Somerset County Council’s rights of way team is interested in hearing from anyone willing to adopt a public footpath, bridleway, restricted byway or a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT). […]

Help improve Somerset’s Rights of Way network

Members of the public are needed to offer their views and suggestions on how to improve access to Somerset’s Rights of Way network. Somerset County Council is looking for new members to join the Somerset Local Access Forum from May 2015. Members of the forum all share an interest in Rights of Way but come […]