Looking after the footpaths, for the enjoyment of the community

Did you know that there are fifty footpaths totalling over fifteen miles of walks through the beautiful countryside of your parish of Lydiard Millicent?

Lydiard Millicent Parish Council formed a working party to working closely with Wiltshire Council and volunteers to help maintain rights of way throughout the Parish.

CLICK HERE to view the Wiltshire Council Rights of Way Explorer or Download a copy of our digital map.


April 2022

  • Posted request on Facebook for volunteers

February 2022

At the Parish Meeting held on 3rd Feb members considered and ADOPTED Terms of Reference for the Working Party Councillors Allsop, Cole, Hacker, Hill-Wheeler and Selwood volunteered to form the Working Party. The first priority is an alternative project for the Area Board to consider using the £3,000 grant funding in Ear Marked Reserves. The alternative project to be approved and submitted to the Area Board after the next Parish meeting.Members APPROVED the proposed four stage project

  1. To clear and enhance the long neglected Footpath 38 from Greatfield (near Garden Centre) to Lydiard Green Pillbox
  2. Clear the areas around the pillboxes that are alongside the footpath
  3. To create a Historical Walk to encompass the pillboxes, explaining their history through an interpretation board
  4. To connect Footpath 38 to Footpath 45 Members also AGREED for the Working Party to contact Purton Parish Council to ask for information relating to Volunteer Footpath Teams.


November 2021

Lydiard Millicent Parish Council held a "Meet the Councillors" event on 6th November where local residents were invited to come along, meet the latest Councillors over a Coffee and a Cake and suggest areas they would like the Councillors to focus their attention.  Footpaths were an overwhemingly popular subject and will be high on the agenda for future improvements.