Public Rights of Way. (Footpaths and Bridleways)

More types of footpath signs

 
Photograph of a public footpath sign   A footpath sign.

This footpath starts from the edge of a country lane and the wording is 'Public Footpath'. As it doesn't state a destination you will need to know, by using a map, where the path actually goes.

This post and sign is made from cast concrete.

 

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Photograph of a public footpath waymarker   This is a waymarker along the route of a public footpath and, in this instance, indicates a change of direction of the path.

You may find this at a junction where the other path is not a public footpath or may be the entrance to a field.

 

 

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Photograph of a public footpath waymarker   This is a waymarker along the route of a public footpath. It is likely to be found where there is little other indication of where the footpath runs - in large open fields for example where the obvious boundaries are a long way away.

It indicates the general position and direction of the path.

 

 

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Photograph of a public footpath sign   This sign is at a junction on a public footpath and indicates optional changes in the route.

In this particular case destination names are given which is frequently not the case.

 

 

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