Countryside Access

Public Rights of Way

People walking in a field

Under the Access to the Countryside (NI) Order 1983, all councils in Northern Ireland have a duty to “assert, protect, keep open and free from obstruction any public right of way".

There are a number of investigations currently being carried out across the Mid and East Antrim Borough.  In line with Councils policy, investigating officers welcome the submission of any relevant information or evidence as part of these investigations.  To submit evidence please download the Investigation Evidence Form and complete in as much information as possible before returning to the Outdoor Recreation team.  If you are submitting additional documents as part of this evidence, please also download and complete the Documentary Evidence form detailing all the documents you are submitting.  If you have difficulty downloading or completing any of the attached forms, please contact the Outdoor Recreation team.

Current Investigations

  • No active investigations at present

For more information or to return completed forms, you can contact Parks & Open Spaces at

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Parks & Open Spaces
Museum & Civic Centre
11 Antrim Street
Carrickfergus
BT38 7DG

T: 028 9335 8232

E: outdoor.recreation@midandeastantrim.gov.uk