Definition of bridle path in US English:

bridle path

noun

British
  • A path or track used for horseback riding.

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

bridle path

/ˈbrīdl ˌpaTH/