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Rights of Way and access

Rights of Way and Access in the Lake District National Park

There are 3,203 km of rights of way in the Lake District National Park. Footpaths, bridleways, byways and permitted paths are all rights of way, and can be used by different users.

To report a problem on a Public Right of Way within the National Park, please contact the relevant Area Ranger through the interactive Ranger Map

For information, guidance and advice clink on one of the links below, or on the left.

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