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Bridleways

The rules

  • Walkers, horse riders and cyclists all have a right to access public bridleways
     
  • Cyclists must always give way to walkers and horse riders
     
  • Vehicles, including horse drawn vehicles and motorcycles, are not permitted to access Public Bridleways

The British Horse Society provides more information about bridleways access rules.

View bridleways on a map

The interactive map shows public footpaths and bridleways across Staffordshire.

Other ways of finding a route in your area

Natural England have information about bridleways in Staffordshire.

Please note: always check your route before setting out, some routes that go through private land can be removed by landowners.

A long distance horse riding route in North Staffordshire has been developed between us and North Staffordshire Bridleways group:

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