July 2010 Archive

Creating, maintaining and avoiding dedication of public rights of way

One of the defining features of the British countryside is the existence of a national network of public rights of way (PROW). For landowners, this network can be a dual blessing. On the one hand, anything that encourages people to appreciate the countryside and our rural heritage is to be applauded but on the other, PROWs can be both inconvenient - particularly where they traverse cultivated land - and high maintenance.
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