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Ironbridge Way


13 km / 8 miles
A route southwards from Leegomery through Hadley in the western part of Telford new town to the World Heritage Site on the river Severn at Ironbridge Gorge, site of the world's first iron smelting industry and the famous 1781 bridge. Includes open spaces, old railway lines, newly created paths and a lost village.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Average Gradients
Former Railway
Industrial History
Start: SJ663127 - Leegomery, Hadley, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ672033 - Ironbridge, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Ironbridge Gorge

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet Ironbridge Way  (Telford & Wrekin Council )
External download Ironbridge Way  (Telford & Wrekin Council ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 127
OS Landranger Active 127
OS Explorer 242
OS Explorer Active 242

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

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1 km
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Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
11 km
Walkers are Welcome
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13 km

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Route Profile:

12.8 km (8.0 miles)
194 m (636 ft) ascent
193 m (633 ft)  maximum height

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