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Service summary

Walking in Hartlepool

Hartlepool Borough Council is responsible for 60 miles (96km) of public rights of way. Some of these may be surfaced and many are tracks and paths across the countryside. The network includes, Footpaths: only for use on foot Bridleways: only for use by horseback, bicycle and on foot Byways: for use by motor vehicles, horseback, bicycle and on foot To find out more about where your rights of way are you can find them on the Definitive Map or Ordnance Survey's Explorer 306 and Landranger 93 maps. Copies of the Definitive Map and Statement are held at the Community Hub Central, which can be viewed during library opening hours. You can also view the legal copy at the Civic Centre. Please contact the Countryside Access Team below, to make an appointment. Many enjoyable routes around the Borough are included in the new Self-Guided Walking leaflets. You can also get paper copies at the Civic Centre Reception, Tourist Information Centre, Community Hubs, Summerhill Visitors Centre and the Historic Quay.

Service provider

Walking in Hartlepool

Client Groups Served

  • Children and Young People
  • Adult Working Age
  • Older Person


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