Commentary

204 Long-distance routes—‘national trails’

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
AGRICULTURE vol 2(2) | Commentary

204 Long-distance routes—‘national trails’

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2) | Commentary

204 Long-distance routes—‘national trails’

‘National trails’ are long distance routes comprising a series of linked rights of way. Where necessary the gaps between pre-existing rights of way are bridged by the making of dedication agreements with landowners or, in cases where such agreement has not been forthcoming, by the making of public path creation orders. The legal background to these routes is contained in the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 19491. The Countryside Agency2, initiates proposals for consideration and approval by the Secretary of State for the Environment. These show the route and indicate proposals for3:

  1. 204.1

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