The Bishop’s Stortford & District Footpaths Association is a registered charity (No. 1068733). In 2017 we celebrated sixty years of protecting and promoting the local public Rights of Way network in and around Bishop’s Stortford.

Latest News

April news

Hello Everyone – Hi there, Don’t forget to check the Website, as there may always be a surprise walk listed. The BSDFA is pursuing a linked safe walk (maybe cycle way )into Stortford from Stansted., the Public Rights of Way over Stortford North, and Stortford South, the Railway crossing  closures, the register  of “forgotten footpaths”… Continue reading

Bishop’s Stortford South (update)

The BSS opposition campaign has a new name- OTTRAHOT (Old Thorley & Twyford Residents Association – Hands Off Thorley).  OTTRA is planning a demonstration walk across the proposed development site this Sunday, 10th March at 11.00 hrs. Those joining the walk have been asked to gather on the green open space opposite the Thorley Scouts HQ (Church Lane at… Continue reading

Bishop’s Stortford North – Footpath 002

Herts CC Rights of Way, has advised BSDFA of a problem impacting BS FP002 (this is the footpath that runs across the BSN development from Barrellsdown Road, under the A120 bypass, towards Farnham). A new culvert which the developers have installed to replace the crumbling brick culvert on this path was not authorised by the… Continue reading

March news

Hello Everyone – New Year and we have our Annual AGM. and ALL ARE WELCOME….not just Members: Tuesday 12th March 7.45pm at the New Apton Centre Bishop’s Stortford. We are delighted that an illustrated talk will be given by local writer and journalist, Phoebe Taplin, on ‘Great Long Distance walks near Bishop’s Stortford’. The talk… Continue reading

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Complete our membership form If you would like to help us to preserve, protect and maintain the public Rights of Way network and rural verges in the Herts and Essex.

We're always looking for new members and would love to have you onboard, helping us with our worthy cause.

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