Who can use Public Rights of Way?
Rights of way are classified according to the nature of their use. The four categories of rights of way are:
Marked with a yellow arrow and should be used by the public on foot only.
Marked with a blue arrow and may be used by the public on foot, cycle or on horseback.
Byway Open To All Traffic (BOAT)
Marked with a red arrow and are available for use on foot, cycle, on horseback and motorised vehicle.
Available to users on foot, cycle, horseback & carriage drivers but not to mechanically propelled vehicles. Restricted Byways replaces RUPPS - Roads used as a public path through the countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000.