The Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association was founded in 1957 to preserve, protect and maintain the public Rights of Way network and rural verges in the Herts and Essex border area around Bishop's Stortford. We are a registered charity No. 1068733.

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 Sawbridgeworth Footpath 22 (Closing Date: 17/04/2015) Bank Works (Off Willow Mead, Sawbridgeworth) lf not specified above, closures may be in place for up to 6 months. If you would like further information about any of these orders please contact me at the Rights of Way Service.   Yours sincerely David Bambury Rights of Way Technical… Continue reading

Twyford Road level crossing, FP68 Bishop’s Stortford

 Twyford Road level crossing is a public footpath level crossing located to the east of Twyford Business Centre in Bishop’s Stortford. The level crossing is well used, with the latest estimate of usage being over 100 pedestrians per day. The volume of usage, the number of trains, and the proximity to Bishop’s Stortford station all… Continue reading

Walks in Herts & Essex Volume 4: Walk 18

Two of our members have recently walked one of the walks from the latest BS&DFA walks booklet. Their discription gives an update on current conditions: All Saints church, Rickling The walk starts at All Saints church, Rickling and as stated in the book parking is limited but looking at the notice board services are few… Continue reading

Latest News from the Hundred Parishes

We recently completed a first phase of distributing leaflets explaining the scope and rationale behind the Hundred Parishes initiative. They are now on display in the majority of libraries, museums, churches, pubs, tea rooms and visitor attractions throughout the Hundred Parishes – more than 260 locations altogether. We were delighted with the positive reaction from… Continue reading

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