If you own or occupy land with public rights of way (PROW) you have an obligation to keep routes open and accessible and clearly visible at all times of the year. PROW include footpaths, bridleways, restricted byways and byways open to all traffic (BOATs).
In practice this may mean:
These obligations are set out under GAEC 7b of the cross compliance rules. Breach of these rules may result in a penalty being applied to your BPS payment. For further information please contact one of the team at WebbPaton on 01793 842055.