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Buzzard on named orange discsShropshire Way


The route has been redesigned to form two loops starting from Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire. The hilly southern loop takes in the historic towns and villages of Bishop's Castle, Clun, Ludlow, Much Wenlock, Ironbridge and Wellington. The northern route passes through Wem, Ellesmere and Llanymynech on the Welsh border. An extension to Whitchurch provides a link into the Sandstone Trail.

The Shropshire Way Association have waymarked the route with the new orange waymarks and have produced a website.

The Shropshire's Great Outdoors website provides information on a series of linear and circular walks formerly known as the Shropshire Way and waymarked with the old black and white buzzard waymark.


Waymark: Buzzard on named orange discs
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Buzzard on named orange discs
Attributes: Agricultural land
World Heritage Site
Start and Finish: SJ488121 - Shrewsbury, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Shropshire Way Association - Shropshire Way Shropshire's Great Outdoors - Shropshire Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walking the Shropshire Way  (Cicerone Press  - 2022 )
Guidebook The Shropshire Way and Wild Edric's Way  (Cicerone Press  - 1999 )


You can use the interactive controls to zoom in and out and to move around the map, or click on a path or a marker for more info. (interactive map help)

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 126, 127, 137, 138, 148
OS Landranger Active 126, 127, 137, 138, 148
OS Explorer 201, 203, 216, 217, 241, 242
OS Explorer Active 201, 203, 216, 217, 241, 242

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