The Definitive Map - public rights of way in Cumbria

The Definitive Map and Statement are the legal record of the existence, alignment and status of public rights of way.

These pages include information about the Definitive Map, Frequently Asked Questions and other legal information that may be useful.  This area of work is very detailed and involves legal work.  So, if you need further information that can't be answered by looking at these pages, don't hesitate to get in touch.   

Important note- The rights of way information shown on this map is provided for information only and must not be relied on for legal, statutory or any other formal purposes. The legal record of rights of way, known as the Definitive Map and Statement, can be viewed by appointment with the Rights of Way Mapping section. To make an appointment please email

Illustrative map of public rights of way in Cumbria