Public rights of way

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The public rights of way network is made up of footpaths, bridleways and byways. It provides the key to exploring a large amount of the countryside within Rotherham.

You can enjoy a relaxing stroll or activities like walking, cycling or horse riding.

See public paths in Rotherham

See current path closures

Report a right of way problem

Contact the rights of way team

Doorstep walks

The doorstep walks are designed for the whole family to enjoy. A collection of short walks ranging from 1.5 miles to around 6 miles in length.

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Public ways

Rotherham has around 1,000 public pathways, bridleways and byways for you to enjoy. See what there is near you.

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Country parks

Rotherham has four country parks for you to visit and explore. Each of the parks offers a variety of facilities and activities.

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Definitive map and legalities

Find out more about the definitive map of public ways and legal rights around this.

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Improvement plan

Our Rights of Way Improvement Plan details how we will improve local routes for all users.

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Local Access Forum

Get involved in your local forum to help improve public access to local land.

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