Somerset County Council

Rights of way closures in Somerset


You can find a summary table below of rights of way works and closures in Somerset. 

DistrictParish and pathType of workExpiry date
West SomersetStogursey Hinkley Point CLong term rights of way closures at... 
West SomersetStogursey Footpath WL 23/95Flood Defence30 October 2018
Taunton DeaneBishops Hull Footpath T 3/12Dangerous bridge16 May 2020
Taunton DeaneWellington Footpath WG 17/34Dangerous bridge16 May 2021
Taunton DeaneNorton Fitzwarren Footpath T 18/9Dangerous bridge16 May 2020
Taunton DeaneWest Buckland and Nynehead Footpaths WG...Dangerous bridge04 January 2019
Taunton DeaneStaplegrove Footpath T 24/16Water works23 November 2018
Taunton DeaneOtterford Bridleway T 20/26Surface repairs20 June 2020
Taunton DeaneCheddon Fitzpaine Footpath T 5/14Building developement05 August 2018
Taunton DeaneSampford Arundel footpath WG 10/14Dangerous bridge10 February 2019
Taunton DeaneOake and Milverton Footpaths WH 9/20 WG...Bridge repairs02 August 2019
Taunton DeaneBathealton Footpath WG 2/3Dangerous bridge13 July 2018
Taunton DeaneWellington Footpath WG 17/19 WestPersimmon Homes for site development30 June 2018
Taunton DeaneOake Footpath WG 9/35Dangerous bridge13 January 2019
Taunton DeaneTaunton T 33/22 (Firepool)Dangerous Bridge14 January 2019
Taunton DeaneWest Monkton footpaths T 32/10 and T...Building Developement13 March 2019
Taunton DeaneWellington footpath WG 17/36Unsafe structures03 October 2019
Taunton DeaneWellington footpath WG 17/17Building developement02 October 2018
South SomersetCurry Rivel Footpath L 9/10Dangerous bridge03 November 2018
South SomersetCharlton Musgrove footpath WN 8/10Unsafe bridges13 October 2021
South SomersetMerriott footpath CH 19/7Unsafe bridge12 September 2018
South SomersetWest Crewkerne footpath CH 27/22Dangerous bridge10 September 2019
South SomersetClosworth, Hardington Mandeville, North...Overhead power line refurbishment works...12 September 2018
South SomersetSomerton Footpath L 25/34Creation of public open space15 July 2018
South SomersetKeinton Mandeville Footpath L 16/3Building development04 February 2019
South SomersetChillington Footpath CH 6/4Dangerous Bridge09 July 2018
South SomersetHardington Mandeville Bridleway Y 10/27Dangerous bridge28 August 2019
South SomersetWest Crewkerne Footpath CH 27/23Bridge repairs04 November 2019
South SomersetHigh Ham Footpath L12/17Bridge repairs16 April 2021
South SomersetAnsford Footpath WN 2/5Building Develepement01 December 2018
South SomersetYeovilton and Limington Bridleway Y...Dangerous bridge16 May 2020
SedgemoorChapel Allerton bridleway AX 12/31Dangerous bridge16 May 2021
SedgemoorOtterhampton Footpath BW 25/31Wessex Water works05 May 2019
SedgemoorBridgwater Footpath BW 38/18Building Developement11 November 2018
SedgemoorCannington Footpath BW 5/4River bank works13 November 2018
SedgemoorAshcott and Greinton Footpaths BW 1/23...Bridge repairs09 June 2019
SedgemoorCannington footpath BW 5/1Building developement01 July 2018
SedgemoorChilton Trinity and Cannington footpath...River bank works10 August 2018
SedgemoorNorth Petherton and Bridgwater BW 23/37...Bridge construction04 October 2018
MendipMeare Footpath WS 6/7Dangerous structure24 March 2019
MendipHolcombe Footpath SM 12/2Dangerous bridge14 March 2019
MendipTellisford and Rode footpaths FR 15/3A...Bridge repairs18 September 2018
MendipGlastonbury footpath WS 15/5Danger of wall collapse19 May 2019
MendipDoulting and Evercreech footpaths SM...Clay Shoot event16 September 2018
MendipKilmersdon Bridleway FR 7/4bridge repairs05 August 2018
MendipShepton Mallet Footpath SM 21/65Building Developement19 August 2018
MendipWells Footpaths WS 17/28 WS 17/29 WS...Building Developement 06 December 2018
MendipDitcheat & Lamyatt Footpaths SM 6/4...Dangerous tunnel02 July 2020
MendipLydford-on Fosse Footpath SM 14/22Bridge repairs26 November 2018
MendipNunney Footpath FR 12/44Dangerous bridge14 June 2019
MendipDitcheat Footpath SM 6/26Dangerous bridge02 July 2019
MendipDoulting and Evercreech Footpath SM...Grasslands Event09 November 2018
MendipSt Cuthbert Out Footpath WS 10/79Dangerous bridge29 April 2020


Contact: Public Rights of Way
Address: Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, TA1 4DY
Phone: 0300 123 2224
Fax: 01823 356114
Customer Contact opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.
Public Rights of Way Team opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

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