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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OK Quiz time…what does the BSDFA stand for? Answer: Bishop’s Stortford and District Footpaths Association. The BSDFA!!! The words to remember are – ‘AND DISTRICT’…. This local organisation embodies a wide local area. This local voluntary organisation has its roots dating back to 1957 – It is a multi-aged group who enjoy walking the very… Continue reading

Rights of Way TTROs – May 2015

Latest local footpath temporary footpath works in Hertfordshire. Thorley Footpath 12 (Extended from: 09/04/2015) Bridge Works (South of Thorley Hall)   High Wych Footpath 43 (Closing Date: 01/05/2015) Surfacing works (Near St James Church and High Wych School)   David Bambury Rights of Way Technical Officer Environmental Management Group (CHN103) Hertfordshire County Council Tel:  01992… Continue reading

Twyford Road level crossing, FP68 Bishop’s Stortford

Update Brian Edwards of Bishop’s Stortford Civic Federation has alerted us to entries on BSCF Facebook page on 2 May 2015. For anyone who doesn’t access Facebook the exchange (all people objecting to the proposed closure of FP68) suggests there is a petition to sign. We are not aware of one. Twyford Road level crossing… 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

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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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