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... 
Taunton DeaneSampford Arundel footpath WG 10/14Dangerous bridge10 February 2019
Taunton DeaneOake and Milverton Footpaths WH 9/20 WG...Bridge repairs02 August 2019
Taunton DeaneWellington footpath WG 17/36Unsafe structures03 October 2019
Taunton DeaneTaunton T 33/22 (Firepool)Dangerous Bridge14 January 2019
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 DeaneStaplegrove Footpath T 24/16Water works23 November 2018
Taunton DeaneWest Buckland and Nynehead Footpaths WG...Dangerous bridge04 January 2019
Taunton DeanePitminster footpath T 21/21Water works09 January 2019
Taunton DeaneOtterford Bridleway T 20/26Surface repairs20 June 2020
Taunton DeaneWest Monkton footpaths T 32/10 and T...Building Developement13 March 2019
Taunton DeanePitminster Footpath T 21/14Dangerous bridge21 February 2019
Taunton DeaneWellington footpath WG 17/17Building developement02 October 2019
Taunton DeaneCheddon Fitzpaine Footpath T 5/14Building developement05 May 2019
South SomersetCharlton Mackrell footpath L 6/11Dangerous bridge04 April 2019
South SomersetBroadway Footpath CH 2/3Dangerous bridge24 February 2019
South SomersetYeovilton Bridleway Y 30/14Dangerous bridge27 February 2019
South SomersetLovington Footpath WN 15/5Railway embankment works01 March 2019
South SomersetHolton and North Cheriton Footpath WN...Dangerous bridge07 March 2019
South SomersetCharlton Musgrove footpath WN 8/10Unsafe bridges13 October 2021
South SomersetAnsford Footpath WN 2/5Building Develepement01 June 2021
South SomersetChillington Footpath CH 6/4Dangerous Bridge09 July 2020
South SomersetLong Load footpaths Y 13/1 Y 1/19 &...Water works02 January 2019
South SomersetYeovilton and Limington Bridleway Y...Dangerous bridge16 May 2020
South SomersetWest Crewkerne footpath CH 27/22Dangerous bridge10 September 2019
South SomersetHardington Mandeville Bridleway Y 10/27Dangerous bridge28 August 2019
South SomersetWest Crewkerne Footpath CH 27/23Bridge repairs04 November 2019
South SomersetKeinton Mandeville Footpath L 16/3Building development04 February 2019
South SomersetHigh Ham Footpath L12/17Bridge repairs16 April 2021
SedgemoorAshcott and Greinton Footpaths BW 1/23...Bridge repairs09 June 2019
SedgemoorChapel Allerton bridleway AX 12/31Dangerous bridge16 May 2021
SedgemoorOtterhampton Footpath BW 25/31Wessex Water works05 May 2019
SedgemoorChilton Trinity and Cannington footpath...River bank works10 October 2019
SedgemoorWembdon Footpath BW 34/12Water Works09 January 2019
SedgemoorEast Brent Bridleway AX 17/11Telecom works31 January 2019
SedgemoorNorth Petherton and Bridgwater BW 23/37...Bridge construction04 February 2019
SedgemoorNorth Petherton Footpaths BW 23/78 and...bridge installation01 April 2019
SedgemoorOtterhampton Footpath BW 5/4River embankment works04 April 2019
SedgemoorBridgwater Footpath BW 38/18Building Developement11 May 2019
MendipLydford-on Fosse Footpath SM 14/22Bridge repairs26 November 2020
MendipLydford on Fosse Footpath SM 14/12Bridge repairs13 May 2019
MendipNorton St Philip Footpaths FR 11/13...Building Development01 May 2019
MendipBaltonsborough Footpath WS 1/11Embankment works16 January 2019
MendipTellisford and Rode footpaths FR 15/3A...Bridge repairs18 March 2019
MendipWells Footpaths WS 17/28 WS 17/29 WS...Building Developement 06 September 2019
MendipDitcheat & Lamyatt Footpaths SM 6/4...Dangerous tunnel02 July 2020
MendipNunney Footpath FR 12/44Dangerous bridge14 June 2019
MendipDitcheat Footpath SM 6/26Dangerous bridge02 July 2019
MendipLitton Bridleway WS 3/8Water works06 February 2019
MendipWitham Friary Footpath FR 19/13Railway track repairs20 February 2019
MendipGlastonbury footpath WS 15/5Danger of wall collapse19 May 2019
MendipHolcombe Footpath SM 12/2Dangerous bridge14 March 2019
MendipMeare Footpath WS 6/7Dangerous structure24 March 2019
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 8am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm, 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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