Public Rights of Way

Additional Weblinks

The Isle of Wight Council is NOT responsible for any external links provided.

  • Isle of Wight Ramblers
    The local Isle of Wight Ramblers Group, lots of local walks and information provided on their website
  • The British Horse Society
    The British Horse Society provides welfare services to horses and advice for owners. They campaign and lobby for key equestrian issues on behalf of all horses and riders and offer the world's leading equestrian qualifications and approvals system. From their website you will find the local contact for the Isle of Wight
  • The British (Carriage) Driving Society
    The British (Carriage) Driving Society web page has a link to the Isle of Wight local representative.
  • CycleWight
    CycleWight was formed to campaign for better cycle provision on the Island.
  • Isle of Wight Walking Festival
    Walking Festival promoted by the Isle of Wight Council Events Team
  • Open Space Society
    The Open Spaces Society was founded in 1865 as the Commons Preservation Society. It is Britain’s oldest national conservation body. Over the last century the society has preserved commons for the enjoyment of the public. It has also been active in protecting the historical and vital rights-of-way network through England and Wales
  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
    The Isle of Wight AONB website
  • Auto Cycle Union
    The ACU is the internationally recognised National Governing Body for motorcycle sport in the British Isles
  • Isle of Wight 4 X 4 Club
    As a member of the Motor Sport Association (MSA) the Isle of Wight 4X4 club is run by off-roaders for off-roaders. It is an inclusive club and welcomes owners of all vehicles
  • The Countryside Code
    The Countryside Code applies to all parts of the countryside. Most of it is just good common sense, designed to help us all to respect, protect and enjoy our countryside.
  • Isle of Wight Randonnee
    The Isle of Wight Randonnee (cycling) was established by the Wayfarers in 1985 and uniquely follows a route around the whole of the Isle of Wight taking minor roads and lanes where possible enabling the rider to see and enjoy the best of the Island's scenery. The event attracts around 2000 participants each year.
  • Cycling Touring Club
    The CTC work to protect and promote cycling to create a healthier, cleaner world, now and for the future.
  • DEFRA
    Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
  • GOV.UK / DEFRA
    We are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health.
  • Natural England
    Natural England is the government’s advisor on the natural environment. They provide practical advice, grounded in science, on how best to safeguard England’s natural wealth for the benefit of everyone.
  • Natural Enterprise
    Natural Enterprise draws on the charitable and business roots of its founding organisations; the Isle of Wight Economic Partnership and the Island 2000 Trust to create new and dynamic links between the environment and economy.
  • Ramblers
    Britain's walking charity
  • Walk the Wight
    The annual Earl Mountbatten Hospice charity walk
  • Green Lanes Environmental Action Movement
    A pressure group, which campaigns for changes in the law to stop thoughtless off-road drivers destroying green lanes, and the rights of walkers, riders, pedal cyclists, carriage drivers and the disabled to use them without danger, difficulty and inconvenience.
  • Land Access & Recreation Association
    LARA is the motoring organisations' Land Access and Recreation Association and acts as a national forum for the principal groups in countryside motor sport and recreation