Footpath

Public rights of way

Calderdale has a network of around 2000 paths including 125 miles of bridleways, along with a very short network of byways open to all traffic.

Definitive map and statement

The definitive map and statement form the legal record of all the public rights of way in Calderdale.


Diversions and extinguishments

Details of the Council's diversion and extinguishments policy


Information for landowners

Information on new rights of way, private access rights and stiles and gates.


Landowner deposits

Register of Highways Statements and Declarations and register of Landowner Statements.


Public consultations

Opportunity to find out about and comment on public rights of way consultations in Calderdale.


Register of definitive map modification order applications

Details of the register for all formal applications that have been made to modify the Definitive Map and Statement.


Rights of Way improvements

Details of Calderdale's Rights of Way improvement plan and our links to national trails