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Simon Evans Way


27 km / 17 miles
An 17-mile figure of eight walk around the South Shropshire countryside starting and finishing at Cleobury Mortimer visiting both sides of the River Rea and including the villages of Neen Savage, Oreton and Stottesdon linking in the middle near Detton Hall on the Jack Mytton Way.

Simon Evans was Cleobury Mortimer's postman writer who produced five books on the area and broadcast in the 1930s from a rural viewpoint and with something of a following.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start and Finish: SO674759 - Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2006
Web Sites: Cleobury Mortimer Footpath Association - Simon Evans Way circular walk

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Simon Evans Way  (Cleobury Mortimer Footpath Association  - 2006 )
External download Simon Evans Way  (Cleobury Mortimer Footpath Association  - 2016 ) Download
External download Simon Evans Way : features of geological interest : a 100 million year walk  (Cleobury Mortimer Footpath Association  - May 2006 ) Download
External download Simon Evans Way appendix : some places on the route mentioned in the works of Simon Evans  (Cleobury Mortimer Footpath Association ) Download


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OS Landranger 138
OS Landranger Active 138
OS Explorer 217, 218
OS Explorer Active 217, 218

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Route Profile:

27.1 km (16.8 miles)
455 m (1,493 ft) ascent
186 m (610 ft)  maximum height

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