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Area: Shropshire

'Built for the first Lord Berwick in 1785, Attingham Hall and its beautiful parkland were owned by one family for more than 160 years. As their fortunes rose and fell they proved themselve ...
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Category Shrewsbury

'Our first Festival was held in 2000 with six walks each day. That first year the Shropshire Hills showed us just how wet it could be but everybody enjoyed the challenge and a number came back the ...
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Category South Shropshire

'Broseley is a unique walking location. It has strong links with the early industrial revolution, it is surrounded by beautiful woods, dingles and countryside, and its footpaths take walke ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'There is no quieter place to be in the early hours of a summer's day than the Long Mynd and the Stretton Hills. So why not forget for a while the hustle and bustle of your everyday world and disco ...
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Category South Shropshire

'Over the last 20+ years we have been successful in developing over 300 miles of footpath routes into 50 circular walks starting from the Town Centre and, more recently, from other local centres. I ...
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Category South Shropshire

'Whether you want an easy 1-3 mile amble, a 4-6 mile hill walk or the challenge of a full day's hill walking, we hope the guides that can be downloaded from this website give you a good introductio ...
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Category South Shropshire

'An historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago ... Includes intricate pathways, ravines, arches, bridges, tower ...
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Category North Shropshire

Walks from 3 to 20 miles during 9-10 days.


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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Given Ludlow's reputation for fine food why not plan a route which takes in a country pub or café en route. Or plan a meal back in Ludlow after your energetic walk. You could also put together a d ...
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Category South Shropshire

'At its centre lies the Dingle, a formal floral masterpiece created by world renowned gardener Percy Thrower - during his 28 years here as our Parks Superintendent. It's a beautif ...
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Category Shrewsbury

'The stunning scenery of the Shropshire Hills AONB includes the craggy Stiperstones and Wrekin, Wenlock Edge and the Clee Hills, the wide open spaces and hidden valleys of the Long Mynd, a ...
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Category South Shropshire

Full details of about fifty routes around and about Bridgnorth: Type of Route; Route Description; View Leaflet; Time/Distance; Difficulty.


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Category South Shropshire

'Whilst the group is not overly large it is well supported and holds one half day Saturday afternoon ramble and one all day Sunday ramble per month throughout the year. The Saturday walks are norma ...
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Category North Shropshire

'There are limited spaces on each walk so advanced booking is recommended. However if there are spaces remaining on any walk, these will be available for take-up on the day. An up-to-date indicator ...
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Category North Shropshire

'Nominally the route is 45 miles long from the English border at Anchor near Clun in Shropshire, to the Welsh coast at Clarach Bay near Aberystwyth. How long it takes is up to you ... the average c ...
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Category South Shropshire

[1] Bucknell Hill (1¾ miles) - - - : [2] Mynd-Darky Dale-Bucknell Hill (5½ miles) - - - : [3] Bucknell Hill (4¾ miles) with optional extension to Hopton Titterhill (7½ miles) - - - : [4] Bucknell W ...
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Category South Shropshire

'Bishop’s Castle is in the heart of a beautiful walking area of the South Shropshire Hills, bordering an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between Ludlow and Shrewsbury. The walk is divided into ...
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Category South Shropshire

'We shall start our walk at Northgate. This was once part of the extensive castle grounds and housed the main population around the12th-13th centuries. We will then head towards The Castle and Gard ...
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Category South Shropshire

'Experience the wonders of the Shropshire Hills. Breath taking walks along hundreds of miles of accessible well maintained paths and tracks. Go forth and venture one step at a time. "Fabulous", exh ...
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Category South Shropshire

'The Darwin Town Trail takes you to the significant places around the town that influenced a young Charles Darwin and helped shape him into one of the world's most famous people.'


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Category Shrewsbury

'There are churches and chapels, the places of squatters' cottages, the site of a natural spout , furnace pools, a cinderhill, and a pottery where you wouldn't have expected one, all with their own ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'In 2006 Ellesmere was chosen as the UK centre for an ambitious international touring exhibition of sculpture in the landscape. The exhibition "Extramuros" was launched in Ellesmere in March 2007 a ...
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Category North Shropshire

'Meandering its way for 109 miles through the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark from Bridgnorth to Gloucester, the Geopark Way passes through stunning countryside as it explores 700 milli ...
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Category South Shropshire

'The route, both varied in terrain and rich in history, takes in Ironbridge, Ludlow, Hay on Wye, Builth Wells, Rhayader, Devil’s Bridge, Machynlleth, Dinas Mawddwy, Bala, Llangollen, Craignant, Mon ...
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Category North Shropshire

'David Hutchison, the late Chief Executive of Telford & Wrekin Council was the inspiration and strong supporter of this route. A keen walker and a man committed to the Telford area, David Hutch ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

The Jack Mytton Way was 'named after Jack Mytton (1796–1834) a Shropshire landowner, MP, horseman, foxhunter, gambler and Regency rake. He was also known as Mad Jack'. [Wikipedia 1 ...
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Category South Shropshire

'The route follows a ridge top overlooking Wales on the one side and England on the other. It never dips below 1000 ft above sea level, resulting in remarkable views in all directions, up to 70 mil ...
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Category South Shropshire

'We have regular social/business meetings in the Three Fishes Pub that is to be found by the side of the A49 in Bayston Hill about 3 miles South of Shrewsbury. We welcome anybody to co ...
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Category Shropshire

NOTE especially that this is an example of a Challenge Hike: 'Q 'Can you give me a detailed route of the hike, or a GPS download for the route, and recomm ...
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Category South Shropshire

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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Centred on the rural southeast corner of Wrexham County Borough, the 24 mile long Maelor Way meanders gently through three counties. It links six long-distance paths: the Sandstone Trail, ...
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Category North Shropshire

Pete's Montgomery Canal Photo-site 'My original aim in constructing the photo-site was to share with you a selection of the many photo's that I took during restoration work on the Montgome ...
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Category North Shropshire

'The walk begins at the splendid, medieval Ludlow Castle in Shropshire and heads towards Aymestrey, crossing the River Teme before passing through Haye Park Wood and Deer Park. This section also vi ...
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Category South Shropshire

'The Perry Way is named in memory of a keen local cyclist and was opened by the Mayor of Telford & Wrekin in April 2004.'


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Category Telford & Wrekin

'... You do not have to be a member of any organisation to join a walk. All you have to do is appear at the station from which the walk departs and make yourself known to one of the leaders.'...
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Category Shropshire

'Born in Bristol and a member of its Quaker community, Richard Reynolds came to Coalbrookdale in 1756 to represent the interests of Thomas Goldney. He was appointed manager of the Horsehay ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'"Our Town, our Passion". There is so much to see, to appreciative and to enjoy in Shrewsbury that we can only touch the surface of a vast pool of events, connections and locations in our town. We ...
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Category Shrewsbury

Shropshire 'Walkers Are Welcome' towns include: [1] Bishop's Castle - - - : [2] Church Stretton - - - : [3] Cleobury Mortimer - - - : [4] Clun - - - : [5] Ironbridge - - - : [6] Ludlow - - - : ...
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Category Shropshire

'The 12 pub walks start or include a number of rural and town pubs in the rural west of the Shropshire Hills. The walks utilise pub or public car parks and walkers are encouraged to buy food and/or ...
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Category South Shropshire

The Parish Path Warden (PPW)  'PPW is for an individual or small group who wish to help look after their rights of way but are unable to take part in full P3 activities. The Wardens wi ...
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Category Shropshire

'The Shropshire Way Main Route is a long distance path of some 200 miles, covering not only the wonderful Shropshire Hills in the South but also some of the historic towns and unique natur ...
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Category Shrewsbury

'A one time Member of Parliament for Peckham and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords, Lewis Silkin was instrumental in the Labour Government's rebuilding policy after World War II. This included th ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Simon Evans, the postman writer of Cleobury Mortimer, was born in 1895 at Tynyfedu, Wales and came to this area to relieve respiratory injuries sustained when gassed during the First Worl ...
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Category South Shropshire

'The route has few outstanding moments, passing mostly through low lying farmland. The Sandstone and, especially, Gritstone, trails provide longer views at the expense of more cli ...
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Category North Shropshire

'The route follows the remains of a network of canals, tramways, railways, coal-mines, brickworks, potteries and ironworks that once flourished in the area.'


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Category Telford & Wrekin

'The Trail goes through the major open spaces in Telford. It links together parks, woods, pools, nature reserves and open countryside with the World Heritage Site of the Severn Gorge, birthplace of ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'This walk is probably the most well known in all of Shropshire and possibly the most popular walk for miles around or part of it at least. The Wrekin is a very famous hill and affectionately loved ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'The earthworks of Norton Camp,an Iron Age hill fort of about 300 BC, crown the summit. The camp is renowned for the double rampart and ditch of its defences. Archaeological evidence from ...
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Category South Shropshire

'There are of course many other footpaths, bridleways and roads in the area. Look out particularly for the marked routes, such as the South Telford Way, which will allow you to search out ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Each site has been assessed for its ease of use for visitors with limited mobility including, families with small children, wheelchair and mobility scooter users.The icons on the page are desi ...
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Category Accessible Walks

'Bishop's Castle and Clun are Walkers are Welcome towns, two of six in the Shropshire Hills, and a special effort is made to ensure public footpaths are in good order.'


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Category South Shropshire

'Established, as its name suggests, to mark the Millennium. The Way for the Millennium is approximately half the length of the Staffordshire Way.'


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Category North Shropshire

'The walks are the result of three years hard work by the Wenlock Footpaths Group volunteers, working in conjunction with Shropshire Council and Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership.'


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Category South Shropshire

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