Shrewsbury

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The Category Shrewsbury is a subset of Shropshire.

 

The following Shrewsbury Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Shrewsbury U3A

Overview

'If you're looking for a breath of fresh air and to stretch your legs we've got the perfect walk route for you. We've got four permanent walks through our grounds ranging from the pushchair and wheelchair accessible Mile Walk to our longest walk the Woodland Walk (three miles). Pick up a Walks Leaflet with a map of all our routes from Visitor Reception next time you visit.'

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National Trust

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'On Saturday 21st of July 1403 a rebel army led by Sir Henry "Hotspur" Percy and the Royal army of Henry IV met. The Battle that followed was to be remembered by its ferocity ...' Note that I have replaced the original Link.

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Shropshire's Great Outdoors

Size (acreage)29
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'Shrewsbury is fortunate to have its own beautiful, 29-acre parkland known as The Quarry ... The Quarry has been our most important site for recreation since the 16th Century. It is the perfect place to relax, enjoy walks, picnic, fish along the banks of the River Severn, or just let off steam.'

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Original Shrewsbury

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Have published 20 Walks in and around Shrewsbury: 'This popular book is in full colour with easy to follow directions and good maps. The 20 walks include features of architectural, historical or geological interest. At £4.99 post free it is ideal for families and for visitors to the Shrewsbury area.'

Distance (miles)3
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'Darwin was born at Mount House in Shrewsbury on 12th February 1809 and spent the first 27 years of his life in the town. Darwin's early life inspired his fascination with the natural world leading to his theories of evolution. Much of Shrewsbury remains unchanged since Darwin's time, indeed he would still recognise much of town ... '

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Darwin's Shrewsbury

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Map and list of buildings for the Town Trail. Copies of the 27-page booklet itself are available from the Civic Society at Bear Steps.

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Shrewsbury Civic Society

Distance (miles)297
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'If you wanted to know about the best walks in Shropshire who would you ask? We asked the real experts The local walkers. The individuals and groups, historians, lovers of flora and fauna, the volunteers who look after the stiles, bridges and paths: all have contributed.'

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