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Wild Edric's Way


80 km / 50 miles
Named after a Saxon Nobleman the route visits Bridges, Bishop's Castle, Clun and Craven Arms and is a signed linear route useing substantial sections of the Shropshire Way to link Church Stretton and Ludlow and provides an alternative route, to the Shropshire Way, through the Shropshire Hills including the Long Mynd and Kerry Ridgeway. The name commemorates a Saxon warrior at the time of William the Conqueror.

No publication but Byways Breaks and Contours provide a self-guided walk.


Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Named discs with sword design
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SO457934 - Church Stretton, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SO509746 - Ludlow, Shropshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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


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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:
OS Landranger 137, 138, 148
OS Landranger Active 137, 138, 148
OS Explorer 201, 203, 216, 217
OS Explorer Active 201, 203, 216, 217

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48 km
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Route Profile:

79.8 km (49.6 miles)
2,207 m (7,241 ft) ascent
523 m (1,716 ft)  maximum height

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