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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.

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

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