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Rights of way

There are over 400 miles (647km) of public rights of way within our city and county.

We manage and maintain the network and work closely with landowners and users to keep the paths to a standard that the public can enjoy.

Public rights of way map

A map of the footpaths, bridleways and byways in Swansea and Gower.

Report a problem with a public footpath or bridleway

Let us know if you spot a problem with any of the public footpaths or bridleways around Swansea or Gower.

Swansea and Gower local access forum

The purpose of the local access forum is to provide a platform to advise and discuss the improvement and management of public access to the countryside in the area.

Changes to the path network (public rights of way orders)

Public rights of way can only be created, diverted or closed by a legal order.

What are public rights of way?

Public rights of way are routes, usually across land which is privately owned, over which the public have the right to travel.

Rights of way FAQs

Common questions about rights of way.

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