Single file

I often wonder how ancient are these footpaths that traverse the arable fields and speculate on them being all that’s left of public rights of way after the 18th and 19th century Enclosure Acts stole so much from us peasants! ‘Use them or lose them’ is how best to describe their status and during these daily walks, I am finding plenty to use and to be fair, in my South Yorkshire locale they are well sign-posted and kept clearly visible.

Further reading:
A short history of Enclosure in Britain

Joining Alive & Trekking for this week's Which Way Photo Challenge -