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Shropshire Way

Shropshire Way

Shropshire Way

by: David Berry
This book provides a comprehensive guide to the recently extended and upgraded Shropshire Way long distance path which explores the stunning varied scenery of the beautiful county of Shropshire. It provides a fascinating insight into the history of Shropshire and the various communities that the trail passes through. The routes incorporate diverse scenic landscape features, stunning viewpoints, historic towns and villages, ancient highways, Iron Age hillforts, castles, and other sites of historical interest.

The Shropshire Way is intended to provide a comprehensive network of route sections that allows access from many Shropshire towns that can be tailored to individual requirements. The objective is to allow walkers to explore all the best of Shropshire's countryside, providing opportunities for multi-day walks of varying length, as well as linear day walks linked to public transport. At its heart is Shrewsbury, whose mainline station on the National Rail Network, facilitates easy access from and to anywhere in Britain. The Shropshire Way currently consists of 27 linked route sections covering a total of 297 miles.

The guidebook provides detailed route descriptions with accompanying maps, historical content, guidance and practical information to help people walk the Shropshire Way. Because of the network structure of the Way the book achieves this by offering:

A continuous variable long distance circular trail of up to 202 miles around Shropshire.

A continuous variable long distance circular trail of up to 98.5 miles around North Shropshire and up to 119 miles around South Shropshire.

Other suggested shorter multi-day walks.

33 linear day walks linked to public transport covering most route sections.

This detailed and comprehensive guide gives complete coverage of what is now one of the country's major long-distance trails. For route map see link below 'Add to Cart' button.

ISBN 9781908748317 Pages 131 (2016) 148mm x 210mm


Price: 12.50

Shropshire Way Harvey Map

Shropshire Way Harvey Map

by: Harvey Maps
This map covers the Shropshire Hills section of the Shropshire Way. The Shropshire Way is not a simple linear or circular route. Six circular sections can be linked to form a variety of routes for exploring the Shropshire Hills, all of which are shown on this map. The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is recognised as one of Britain's finest landscapes. It is a diverse and tranquil area, with rugged hills, rolling pastoral fields, woods and meadows, picturesque villages and historic buildings, hillforts and ancient monuments. This map will help you discover this fascinating landscape.

The highly detailed full colour map is at a scale of 1:40,000 with the Trails highlighted in red. All other rights of way are also shown on the map. It is printed on tough polyethylene film making it durable and waterproof.

ISBN 9781851375073 (2011) folded map in plastic sleeve


Price: 13.95