West Berkshire Council

Public Rights of Way

West Berkshire Council manages around 740 miles of Public Rights of Way in order that local people and visitors alike can enjoy the countryside of West Berkshire.

You can read more about Rights of Way through the Gov.uk website, or through Natural England.   We also publish information on Road Closures and Events (including Public Rights of Way), and pdf icon Traffic Regulation Orders [2Mb].


The Definitive Map and Statement (DMS) for West Berkshire
The Ridgeway and Thames Path National Trails, and restrictions that apply
Legal notices regarding public rights of way in West Berkshire
Cases prioritised for investigation this year
Legally diverting, creating or removing Public Rights of Way
Making sure our network is fit for use, and taking steps when problems occur
Improving our rights of way network, and access in general
Highway statements and declarations from landowners can prevent the creation of Public Rights of Way

Who To Contact

For enquiries about Public Rights of Way in West Berkshire

01635 519069