Toggle mobile menu visibility

Rights of way

There are over 400 miles (647km) of public rights of way within the City and County of Swansea.

We manage and maintain the network and work closely with landowners and users to keep the paths to a standard that the public can enjoy.

Rights of way map

A map of the footpaths, bridleways and byways in Swansea and Gower.

Report a problem with a public footpath or bridleway

Let us know if you spot a problem with any of the public footpaths or bridleways around Swansea or Gower.

Changes to the path network (public rights of way orders)

Public rights of way can only be created, diverted or closed by a legal order.

What are public rights of way?

Public rights of way are routes, usually across land which is privately owned, over which the public have the right to travel.

Rights of way FAQs

Common questions about rights of way.

Local access forum

The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 requires each local authority to provide a local access forum.

Countryside walks

Discover the beauty of Swansea and Gower's coast and countryside on foot.
Close Choose Language