• Grinshill

  • Allmans Bridge

  • Canal near Lower Frankton

North Route

***Stages 14 and 15 - Nesscliffe ***

There will be increased noise from 22-26th January 2024 on the Nesscliffe training camp while Specialist Military live explosion demolition training takes place. Increased security measures will be in operation on the camp during this time to ensure safety of the public. All public rights of way will remain open.

January2023 Warning of path flooding near Astley. The path from Astley village to the A49 is only passable with wellington boots. The minor road to Hadnall is an alternative.

The Northern section of the Shropshire Way provides a contrast to the Shropshire Hills and will take you to canals, meres and mosses. Here we have the Nature Reserve of the Shropshire Mosses, an important area for birdlife and rare plants.

This recent addition to the long distance path incorporates the option of a route to Whitchurch with the original link to the Sandstone Trail.

At Maesbury Marsh there is the opportunity to take a detour to the historic town of Oswestry and the magnificent hill fort on the outskirts.

Llanymynech is on the Welsh border where there is an interesting Hoffman lime kiln on the route.

Starting at Kingsland Bridge in Shrewsbury, the Haughmond to Shrewsbury link will take you back to the junction with the Southern loop from where you begin the northern section of 74 miles (excluding 14.5 Whitchurch Spur). Click on the links for the stages to reach a page for each one. Here you will find a short description plus download links for a map and a gpx file.

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