Definitions for "Rights of Way"
A type of easement. The right to travel over another person’s land or to use another person’s land for travel infrastructure, including pedestrian traffic, cars and trains.
A Right of Way is a route which: a) must have been used by the general public for a continuous period of twenty years, b) must have been used as a matter of right and not by the mere tolerance of the land owner, c) must connect two public places, and d) must follow a route that is more or less defined.
The Rights of Way Unit of Hertfordshire County Council.