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Bridleway Madron 51 Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 27 02 2018 12:35
This old bridleway lane from Trezelah was cleared early last year by Cornwall Council after being completely over grown and blocked for many years. However after the Council opened it and connected through to bridleway Madron 52 the landowner i now disputing the Right of Way and obstructing the path. Cornwall Council are trying to resolve the issue.

Bridleway 81 St Hilary Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 27 02 2018 12:34
Cornwall Council still have not processed the diversion to move the definitive route to the new route that was agreed with the landowners. Apparently there is an old mine shaft on or near the path that is causing concern. They have a plan either to re-enforce or move the path but despite promises nothing has been done 4 years since the alleged problem was discovered yet the path is in everyday use.

Foot path 40 Ludgvan Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 27 02 2018 12:33
Foot path 40 Ludgvan from Collorian to county road at Tregellast. This old lane footpath always used to be ridden until the parish council=n stopped riders by erecting a barrier. We now have got Cornwall Council to remove the barrier as it was illegal. However the path does need clearing to make it passable by horse. Documentary evidence shows that this old lane was a road and should now be a Restricted Byway.

Byway/Byway 28 Paul Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 27 02 2018 12:33
This path runs from Sheffield past Sheffield Quarry to connect with the bridleway to Kerris. It has been cleared by Ramblers REACT project with Cornwall Council but the connecting section is not suitable for use by horse and cannot be made so owing to the terrain and bog.

Bridleway 31 Paul Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 27 02 2018 12:32
Until recently this bridleway was completely overgrown and blocked. It runs from the county road through Chyenhal past Ennis Farm and connecting to the footpath lane back past Chyenhal Moor. It was cleared by the Ramblers REACT project with Cornwall Council. It still requires further improvement.

Botrea Bridleway - Sancreed 26 Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 06 02 2014 12:30
You may have noticed that the top end had now been Tarmaced. The BHS reluctantly agreed after consultation from Cornwall Council. Previous extensive repairs with non sealed surface had been washed away. Understandably the landowner was not prepared to spend more money on repairs that do not last. We agreed with CC a suitable non slip horse friendly finish. However the surface that CC specified does not meet that expectation. We are in discussions with CC over the issue.

Bridleway Repairs Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 03 02 2014 16:43
Cornwall Council has done a brilliant job on the Castle-an-Dinas to Chysauster Bridleway the "Fir Tree" Route, Madron 55.
and Bridleway (St Buryan 62).

St Euny Well P4C Project Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 06 11 2013 16:54
As reported previously West Penwith Bridleways Association together with the British Horse Society has obtained grant funding (£21k) via the Natural England Paths for Communities scheme to complete the bridleway link from Chapel Carn Brea to Brane and to fund a major path restoration of over the troublesome bog on the western side of well. Also owing to the generosity of an adjacent landowner we have been able to build an entirely new path to bypass the well and reach the byway at Brane.
This has been a significant construction project which is now reaching conclusion. Our contractor advises us that the path requires to settle and compact before it is used by horses. We are really grateful to the landowners who have made this project possible.

Bridleway from Castle-an-Dinas to Chysauster Road Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 06 11 2013 16:54
This bridleway is dangerously washed out and has had to be closed. We are waiting news from Cornwall Council on when it is likely to be repaired.

Bridleway Through Castle-an-Dinas Quarry Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 24 02 2018 16:02
This bridleway has now been officially diverted to avoid the quarry site itself. The quarry provided an alternative route for riders a few years ago but only recently was the diversion order completed to make this route permanent and legal.

St Euny Well Track P4C Project Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 20 05 2013 11:19
West Penwith Bridleways Association with the BHS have submitted a bid under the "Paths for Communities" initiative (P4C) to complete the bridleway link from Chapel Carn Brea to Brane and to fund a major path restoration of over the troublesome bog on the western side of well. We have the support of all landowners and to dedicate, parish councils, and sacred sites group and CC Archaeological team.

Balnoon Track Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 20 05 2013 11:03
A MAJOR STEP FORWARD - Cornwall Council Commons Officer has CONFIRMED that the track (from Balnoon to Halsetown) past the caravan and the land on which they have sited their caravan is common land subject to section 193(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925 and that walkers and horse riders do therefore have right of access past their property (and also in fact on the land underneath their caravan. We are now asking Cornwall Council to enforce this. (The owner of the caravan challenges riders and tries to stop them using the track and often abusively.)

Commons Re-Registered in St Just Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 20 05 2013 11:02
Three Commons near St Just have been reinstated onto the register as a result of an application under the 2006 Commons Act by Ian Cook (of Save Penwith Moors). Part of one of these commons Chun West was in the old urban district of St Just. As a result the whole of that common is now also a Section 15 common subject to s193 of Law and Property Act, WHICH GIVES RIDERS RIGHT OF ACCESS. Riders already can access much of this common but this now gives access to horse riders by right.

Balnoon Track Submitted by: bhsaccesscornwall 11 11 2012 17:31
Use of the from Balnoon to Halsetown which always has been used by horses has been challenged by the owner of the caravan (which has no planning permission and is on Common Land). We are seeking witnesses who have used it over the years to prepare a Modification Order to claim the Right of Way and get it on the map. If you have used it in the past please email reports @bhsaccesscornwall.org.uk


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