Countryside Access sites and public rights of way remain open for use. For a safe and enjoyable visit please follow the guidance and rules which are found here
MonLife’s Countryside Access team manages 2,165 km of public rights of way and nine countryside access sites. Further information on exploring the countryside and walking in Monmouthshire is available on visitmonmouthshire.com
To help you and others have a safe and enjoyable visit to our countryside sites, or using public rights of way, please remember this guidance and follow these rules…
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What public rights of way are, the different types and who can use them.
Locate our sites, Bylaws & contacts
Find out where you can walk and ride and if a public right of way crosses your property. Also view promoted routes and report an issue.
Report a problem on a public right of way
Apply for temporary closure, or apply to alter a route, or view the public registers to see what applications have already been made.
View current public rights of way notices.
Our plan to make the most of Monmouthshire’s countryside access
Guidance for those with responsibilities to maintain paths and for planning your countryside visit
The LAF advises the County Council and other bodies on access issues in the county.
Find out what projects are being delivered to implement the Countryside Access Improvement Plan.
See what our volunteers do, form your own Group.
Use our interactive map to report an issue on a right of way..
Alternatively you can email email@example.com, or write to
Countryside Access, MonLife
Monmouthshire County Council
Urgent issues such as broken bridge should be reported as soon as possible on 01633 644850
All reported issues are recorded and prioritised according to our prioritisation system which is published in the Countryside Access Policy, Protocol and Operational Management Report.
Rights of way in the Monmouthshire part of the National Park are managed on our behalf by Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.