Bridleway Reports

You can report any problems (or good experiences!) that you encounter while out and about on the bridleways in MSABG’s area.

The County Councils are responsible for getting your problem fixed if it is on a statutory bridleway and the relevant organisation or owner is responsible if it is a permissive path. Members can find that the Councils’ interactive maps listed on our Maps, Routes and Rides page can help you locate the bridleway that you want to report.

Logging a problem here on MSABG’s website, ensures that there is a permanent record of your issue which can be tracked. This could also help towards finding a solution.  Other people will be able to see the list and can often offer more information and help.

1. Log your problem on MSABG’s website by Submitting a Bridleway Report
You will be prompted for information but if you are not sure of anything just do your best! Then use the back-arrows to get back to this page and…

2. Report your problem to the relevant authority 

If the bridleway is in West Sussex report it at West Sussex County Council if in East Sussex its  East Sussex County Council and if within Brighton & Hove area use the report form at Brighton and Hove City Council

Rights of Way Officers are busy people but if you have not had a reply after one or two weeks then follow up. Get some idea of when your problem might be attended to and follow up again! Be tenacious and don’t lose heart. Some issues do take a long time to be resolved. Please remember to let us know how things are going, especially when a problem that you have reported is fixed. If you need any help in getting your problem sorted out then contact us. MSABG’s members and committee have a good deal of experience under their belts!

Note that you can re-order the Bridleway Report entries below by clicking on the title of the appropriate column.

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Report nr.Reported onParishBridlewayProblem TypeStill PassableStatusReported to LA
#0110804/07/2019 17:47East Chiltingtonx - BRIDLEWAY NOT IN LIST - xVegetationYesReported to local authorityYes
#0110907/07/2019 11:36East Chiltington34f,g - from B2116 up Warningore BostalVegetationYesReported to local authorityYes
#0111629/09/2019 18:07Westmeston03 - Hundred Acre Lane to Dobells FarmObstructionNoReported to local authorityYes
#0111824/10/2019 12:39East Chiltington34a,b,c,d,e - Wooten Farm Rail Crossing to B2116GateYesReported to local authorityYes
#0112017/02/2020 16:52East Chiltington30 - Plumpton Lane to East Chiltington Church (eastern end)BridgeYesReported to local authorityYes
#0025608/10/2013 22:09Cuckfield Rural82 - Bishopstone FarmGateYesTo be investigatedYes
#0101202/06/2014 06:03Ditchling3 - Along Back of Ditchling CommonObstructionYesTo be investigatedYes
#0101410/06/2014 22:39Brighton&Hove12 - New barn, PortsladeGateYesTo be investigatedYes
#0101718/06/2014 19:01Ditchling3 - Along Back of Ditchling CommonGateYesTo be investigatedYes
#0102715/04/2015 22:57Westmeston11 - Parallel to and West of Streat Lane to Middleton ManorObstructionNoTo be investigatedYes
#0102912/07/2015 07:59Ditchling1 - Hope FarmObstructionYesTo be investigatedYes
#0104713/06/2016 22:00Streat34 - from Streat Church to Hayleigh FarmhouseSurfaceYesTo be investigatedNo
#0104813/06/2016 22:04Plumpton24c - Plumpton Lane to East Chiltington (western end)SurfaceYesTo be investigatedNo
#0106905/10/2016 22:45Chailey08 - Back Lane (North/South behind Brickworks)VegetationYesTo be investigatedNo
#0107010/10/2016 19:06Twineham04 - Wineham Lane to Twineham Lane (Herrings Farm)ClosureNoTo be investigatedYes
#0107820/12/2016 14:07Ditchlingx - BRIDLEWAY NOT IN LIST - xBridgeYesTo be investigatedYes
#0108201/08/2017 13:38Balcombex - UNKNOWN - xGateNoTo be investigatedNo
#0108301/08/2017 13:40Balcombex - UNKNOWN - xGateNoTo be investigatedNo
#0108614/03/2018 13:52Hurstpierpoint47 - Randolf's FarmSurfaceNoTo be investigatedNo
#0108714/03/2018 14:13Pyecombe24 and 25 - From Little Danny track round north of Wolstenbury HillSurfaceYesTo be investigatedNo