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Powys, Shropshire

98 km / 61 miles
The bc ring is 61 mile (98km), long distance footpath around the historic market town of Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire. Bishop’s Castle is in the heart of a beautiful walking area of the Shropshire Hills, bordering an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between Ludlow and Shrewsbury.


Waymark: Yellow logo on green background
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Yellow logo on green background
Attributes: Challenging
Start and Finish: SO322885 - Bishop's Castle, Shropshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook bc ring  (Bishops Castle Walking Festival )
Badge Badge for bc ring  (Bishops Castle Walking Festival )


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Hostel Accommodation
Bunk House

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Walkers are Welcome

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 126, 137, 148
OS Landranger Active 126, 137, 148
OS Explorer 201, 216, 217
OS Explorer Active 201, 216, 217

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
31 km
Bunk House
4 km
35 km
Walkers are Welcome
3 km
36 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
70 km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
70 km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
98 km

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Route Profile:

97.8 km (60.8 miles)
2,976 m (9,764 ft) ascent
522 m (1,713 ft)  maximum height

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