Definition of bridle path in English:

bridle path

noun

British
  • A path or track used for horseback riding.

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