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Wheeled logoSilkin Way

Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin

23 km / 14 miles
A route following dry canal beds and former railway lines close to the many natural and historical features within Telford. The Ironbridge Way - Ironbridge to Leegomery (10 miles) which is also included on OS mapping, connects with the route at Leegomery.


Waymark: Wheeled logo
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Wheeled logo
Attributes: Easy
Former Railway
Industrial History
Start: SJ701021 - Coalport, Telford & Wrekin View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ633141 - Bratton, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: The Silkin Way North [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Silkin 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

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Route Profile:

21.3 km (13.2 miles)
265 m (869 ft) ascent
171 m (561 ft)  maximum height

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