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

M11 Alsa Wood Footbridge: waterproofing

Highways England will be carrying out essential waterproofing and resurfacing work to the Alsa Wood Footbridge over the M11, west of the village of Elsenham. They plan to complete this work over 3 weeks from Monday 20 September to Friday 08 October. The footpath leading to the bridge on either side will be closed 24/7… Continue reading

Much Hadham Footpath 11 – Diversion Order

Herts County Council (HCC) has issued an order to divert the above-mentioned public footpath in Much Hadham under Schedule 6 of the Highways Act 1980. If anyone has an objection to this order then it must be submitted in writing to HCC by 28 August 2021. Full details, including a map of the location, can… Continue reading

Going mobile with the Hertfordshire Way

The Hertfordshire Way has always been a well marked route along its 191.2 mile length. Waymarks on HCC wayposts have led walkers along each of its 16 legs and are supported by detailed instructions in a guidebook published by The Friends of The Hertfordshire Way. Now, to assist the walker even more and to mark… Continue reading

Resumption of our walks program

Following the lifting of restrictions, we have organised 2 walks for June 2021. Hopefully we will be able to arrange some evening walks for July / August and restart Sunday morning walks in September. The walks will be planned and led to ensure that they are Covid safe and enjoyable. The walks are led by… Continue reading

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