Definition of bridleway in English:


(also bridle path)


  • A path or track along which horse riders have right of way.

    • ‘I am not a follower of that particular bridle path.’
    • ‘At the coast turn left onto the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which here is actually a bridleway.’
    • ‘In real terms there shouldn't be any difference between footpaths and bridleways.’
    • ‘The provision was intended to make it an offence to drive motors on footpaths or bridleways.’
    • ‘The bridleway became bridleway 8 in the definitive map and statement.’
    • ‘The evening sunlight dappled through the leaves, casting shards of light onto the bridle paths.’
    • ‘Many bridleways were closed for many months following the outbreak of the disease.’
    • ‘Having acquired several houses and estates, Salvador built bridle paths up and down the mountains.’
    • ‘Sometimes other, smaller paths intersected with the bridle path, but it was easy to follow the animal droppings.’
    • ‘Land in this section does not include roads or other highways, apart from bridleways and certain cycle tracks.’
    • ‘It was concerned that walkers would be put at risk by the use of the bridleway by horse riders.’
    • ‘Some still survive in today's landscape as bridleways and footpaths.’
    • ‘They will head off to explore the network of ancient trails and bridleways that cross the valleys and hilltops.’
    • ‘You need grass, or bridle paths, where it's not going to hurt too much when you fall‘.’
    • ‘The rural affairs minister, is rushing legislation through parliament to limit off-roaders' access to bridleways.’
    • ‘A bridleway joins Washbrook Lane at the north of the site.’
    • ‘Walk off your meal with the 15 minute walk along the bridleway to the village.’
    • ‘Instead it has been turned into a traffic-free cycleway, bridleway and walkway, called the Cuckoo Trail.’
    • ‘They walked the bridleway which led to the barn.’
    • ‘We walked along the ridge of the hill, following a bridle path that cut through the grassland.’
    footpath, pathway, footway, pavement, track, jogging track, trail, trackway, bridle path, ride, riding, towpath, walk, walkway, promenade, esplanade, avenue, lane, alley, alleyway, passage, passageway, byway, sidetrack, berm, causeway, right of way
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