What are the different rights of way?
Rights of way fall into one of four categories:
- Yellow markers - public footpaths. For pedestrians only
- Blue markers - public bridleway. For pedestrians, horse riders and cyclists
- Purple markers - restricted byway. For pedestrians, horse riders, cyclists and horse-drawn vehicles
- Red markers - public byway. For pedestrians, horse riders, cyclists and horse-drawn or motorised vehicles
Current way closures in Rotherham
Isn’t it irritating when you can’t take the route you want? Ways can be closed if a situation arises that affects public use of the way. If this is the case with your planned route you may wish to change the walk or take a diversion.
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Map showing public rights of way in Rotherham
This map is currently under review. We will keep updating it until it matches the definitive map.