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Buzzard on named orange discsShropshire Way - Whitchurch Spur


18 km / 11 miles
This route leaves the northern loop of the Shropshire Way north of Whixall (near Welsh End) to finish at Grindley Brook where it joins with the start of the Sandstone Trail. Other paths at the northern end of the spur are the Maelor Way (providing a link to Offa's Dyke Path at Bronygarth), Bishop Bennet Way and the South Cheshire Way.


Waymark: Buzzard on named orange discs
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Buzzard on named orange discs
Attributes: Paths marked on OS mapping
Start: SJ513352 - near Welsh End, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ523433 - Grindley Brook, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2018
User Group: Shropshire Way Association Shropshire Way Association
Web Sites: Shropshire Way Association - Shropshire Way North

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walking the Shropshire Way  (Cicerone Press  - 2022 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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 117, 126
OS Landranger Active 117, 126
OS Explorer 241, 257
OS Explorer Active 241, 257

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Route Profile:

17.0 km (10.6 miles)
86 m (282 ft) ascent
113 m (371 ft)  maximum height

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