Footpath Problems


Information for Walk Leaders or anyone encountering a problem on a Public Right of Way

All problems that cause serious difficulty in accessing a path, eg disruption by ploughing and cropping, missing footbridges or broken stiles, should be reported to Shropshire Council

If possible:

  • take a photo of the problem
  • identify the Grid Reference of the location
  • identify the route number *

then either

           complete an on-line feedback form using this link  to the Shropshire Council website (no facility for sending photo)


            download a Footpath Problem Report form, complete it and return as instructed with photo

Also please report the problem to our footpath secretary Neil Mosley  on 01743 271531 or mobile 07852 358950.

 * to obtain a route number for the path, use this link to Shropshire Greatoutdoors on-line mapping tool. Use the left hand box to click on Rights of Way, zoom in to show OS features. Then use a left mouse click on the path until an information box appears..

The full procedure can be viewed here.