Public rights of way

Gateshead has nearly 300km of public rights of way which form a network stretching from Wardley in the east to Chopwell in the west.

Questions about public rights of way
Information about access, usage rules and and ownership of rights of way.
Public rights of way and the definitive map and statement
This is the legal record of all known public rights of way in Gateshead.
Dog walking in the countryside
Your responsibilities when walking your dog in the countryside.
Common land and town or village green land
Rules on how you can use common land and town and village greens.
Finding your way
Information about the signs and symbols used on public rights of way.
Local Access Forum
An independent body with an interest in public rights of way and access to the countryside in our area.

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