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.

Latest News

JULY’S TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDERS

Braughing Footpath 22 (Extended to: 24/12/2016) Bridge works (South of Bingles Wood) St Albans City Footpath 2 (Closing Date: 01/07/2016) Installation work (Sovereign Way) (Works are expected to take 1 week to complete, but could happen in 2 phases in July) Ware Town Footpath 18 (Closing Date: 08/07/2016) Bridge safety works (Towpath bridge near Amwell… Continue reading

July Update

This is a time for you to go and enjoy the summer in family groups, with friends or if you wish, take recreation alone. The Association has booklets of local walks for sale. These include the written detailed descriptions of 21 walks together with a diagram of each walk. The walks are local, they are… Continue reading

Network Rail Footpath Closers

In East Anglia Network Rail are proposing to shut 60 (Essex) walking crossings. The effect that this will have on walking routes will be huge. Also this is only the first step in their plan to close all crossings. Please note this is not build a bridge or tunnel but close completely all crossing. Network… Continue reading

June Update

Anniversary Calendar Event! The BSDFA is 60 years old on the 18th March 2017. The BSDFA was formed in 1957 by a small public spirited group of people following an attempt by the (then) Braughing Rural District Council, to close a footpath in the Twyford Bury area which had been unused for some time owing… 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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