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Named discs with letters MW in linked acorn formMidshires Way

Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Gtr Manchester, Leicestershire, Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire

362 km / 225 miles
The Way, designed for multi-use, links the Ridgeway National Trail with the Trans Pennine Trail across the shires of Middle England.

For the most part it follows bridleways and quiet lanes with, wherever possible, alternative waymarked footpath routes provided for walkers. In Derbyshire particularly, the bridleway development for other users has yet to be completed. The Brampton Valley Way (14 miles) is used between Boughton Crossing near Northampton and Little Bowden Crossing near Market Harborough. From Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire to Compstall in Greater Manchester the route is coincident with the Goyt Way (10 miles). After this, part of the Etherow-Goyt Valley Way is used to the finish. All three Ways are named on OS mapping.

See also E-Routes (E2) - Goyt Way.


Details:

Waymark: Named discs with letters MW in linked acorn form
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named discs with letters MW in linked acorn form
Attributes: Average Gradients
Horse Ride (Multi User)
Start: SP770012 - Bledlow, Buckinghamshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ893903 - Stockport, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Choose How You Move - Walking

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Midshires Way (Derbyshire Section One) Long Eaton to Duffield  (Derbyshire County Council ) Download
External download Midshires Way (Derbyshire Section Two) Duffield to Dowlow  (Derbyshire County Council ) Download
External download Midshires Way (Derbyshire Section Three) Dowlow to Whaley Bridge  (Derbyshire County Council ) Download
Leaflet Midshires Way  (Derbyshire County Council  - 1994 )
External download Midshires Way in Leicestershire  (Leicestershire County Council ) Download
Guidebook Walking the Midshires Way : a long-distance walk through middle England  (Sigma Press  - 2003 )

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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 109, 110, 119, 128, 129, 141, 152, 165
OS Landranger Active 109, 110, 119, 128, 129, 141, 152, 165
OS Explorer 1, 24, 181, 192, 207, 223, 233, 245, 246, 259, 260, 268, 269, 277
OS Explorer Active 1, 24, 181, 192, 207, 223, 233, 245, 246, 259, 260, 268, 269, 277

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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58 km
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276 km
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4 km
282 km

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Route Profile:

360.2 km (223.8 miles)
4,752 m (15,591 ft) ascent
468 m (1,535 ft)  maximum height

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