About The Trust

About The Trust

About the Trust

Byways and Bridleways Trust (BBT) is a registered charity (number 280214) which exists to protect bridleways and byways in England and Wales.

The Trust’s charitable aim is:

To protect, preserve, maintain, secure, improve and develop public rights of way for the benefit of the public at large, so that the conditions of life may be improved, in particular by taking steps to ensure high standards of surveying and recording on definitive maps and any other public records of public rights of way over byways open to all traffic, roads used as public paths, unmetalled carriageways, green lanes, drove roads, driftways and bridleways in England and Wales.


Consultations and Notices

The Trust is a statutory consultee for proposed changes or effects on public rights of way (minor highways). As such, the Trust responds to consultations from government, government agencies, local authorities and potential applicants for planning permission and changes to public rights of way. The Trust takes the opportunity where presented to respond to Parliamentary calls for evidence such as on the Marine Bill.

If you are sending a statutory notice or consultation, please use
notices @ bywaysandbridlewaystrust.org.uk