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Walks in the Borders (North) by Buses and Trains Guidebook

Walks in the Borders (North) by Buses and Trains Guidebook

by: Les Lumsdon and Mike Ledlie
The borderland between England and Wales offers remarkable walking. This is the first of two walking books covering the Welsh borderlands, an intriguing part of Britain that is also known as Y Mers or the Welsh Marches. It is a land that has witnessed border struggles and repression throughout the centuries, and the number of prehistoric fortresses and medieval mounds here lend support to this.

This book covers the northern borderlands from Church Stretton in the south to Prestatyn in the north. There are 20 walks offering different local landscapes and cultures. The walks are all linear, allowing a greater distance and variety of scenery to be experienced including sections of the Maelor Way, Clwydian Way and Shropshire Way. Sometimes a linear walk can feel a more rewarding achievement, and this book allows you to undertake them conveniently.

To avoid concern about missing a return bus all the walks begin with a bus or steam train journey allowing you to walk back to your car without worry about time. Links to timetable websites is included. Each walk has an overview summary and start location information. Detailed route finding instructions include a sketch map.

The walk locations are:
Ffynnongroyw to Prestatyn - 6 miles
Holywell to Flint - 7.5 miles
Loggerheads to Mold - 6 miles
Loggerheads to Ruthin - 8.5 miles
Cefn-y-Bedd to Caergwrle - 6 miles
Ruabon to Wrexham - 6 miles
Berwyn to Llangollen - 4 miles
Glyn Ceiriog to Llangollen - 6 miles
Trevor to Llangollen - 5.5 miles
Overton to Chirk - 8.5 miles
Castle Mill to Chirk - 2.5 miles
Berriew to Welshpool - 5.5 miles
Sylfaen to Welshpool - 4.5 miles
Cockshutt to Ellesmere - 5 miles
Llynclys to Llanymynech - 5 miles
Montford Bridge to Shrewsbury - 6 miles
Stiperstones to Pontesbury - 5.5 miles
Chirbury to Montgomery - 9.5 miles
Pulverbatch to Church Stretton - 8 miles
Marshbrook to Church Stretton - 6 miles

ISBN 9781908748126 Pages 41 (2013) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 4.95