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*Broseley - Walkers Are Welcome
Overview

'Broseley is a small, attractive town in Shropshire, with a population of 4,929. The River Severn flows to its north and east. The first iron bridge in the world was built in 1779 across the Severn, linking Broseley with Coalbrookdale and Madeley.'

*Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival
Overview

Usually held Early May.

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Ironbridge Walking Group

*Telford & Wrekin Council
Overview

'Links to view details, maps and leaflets of walks in and around the borough of Telford and Wrekin.'

Dawley Heritage Trail
Overview

'The Dawley Trail is a self-guided heritage walk which aims to bring alive much of the parish's rich history and culture. On the ground is a wealth of surviving buildings, artefacts, and often humble commemorations to an era of industrial enterprise, as well as the lives of important local characters ... '

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Dawley Heritage

Hutchinson Way
Distance (miles)19
Overview

'Route linking Wellington to Newport via Telford Town Centre.  Historical and natural features are linked with the modern developments which have created the interesting mosaic that  this distinctive local area.The route is based on a mixture of public rights of way, lanes, trackways through open spaces and paved footpaths providing the opportunity to explore many interesting places.'

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Telford & Wrekin Council

Madeley Town Trail
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Discover Madeley's hidden historical gems on this self-guided trail.'

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Madeley Local Studies Group

Perry Way
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'The route follows the Shropshire Union Railway for 2.5 miles. The Railway was opened in 1849 and ran from Wellington to Stafford.'

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Telford & Wrekin Council

Reynolds Way
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'In 1999, the late Mr John Slater, a long time resident of Ketley created a circular walk around the parishes of Ketley and Lawley & Overdale. Mr Slater had a keen interest in local history and created the route on which historical points of interest relating to the Ironmasters, Richard and William Reynolds would be identified.'

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Telford & Wrekin Council

Silkin Way
Distance (miles)14
Overview

'A green corridor route through Telford from Bratton in the north-west corner via the Town Centre to the spectacular Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site. The route boasts great contrasts with futuristic new developments, pockets of woodland and meadow and mature parkland. For almost its entire length the route follows dry canal beds and disused railway lines.'

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Telford & Wrekin Council

See also

Silkin Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes] | Telford to Ironbridge Gorge [Sustrans]

South Telford Heritage Trail
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'Circular walking route that takes you on a journey around known, and lesser known, heritage sites within the Parishes of Stirchley & Brookside, Madeley, Dawley Hamlets and the Gorge.'

Description from

Stirchley & Brookside Parish Council

Telford T50 50 Mile Trail
Distance (miles)50
Overview

'Created to celebrate the new town's 50th anniversary in 2018 ... to showcase the many beautiful green spaces, interesting places and industrial heritage that make Telford special ... The Trail was developed by a team of volunteers from Wellington Walkers are Welcome, Telford and East Shropshire Ramblers, Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival, Marches Long Distance Walkers Association and Walking for Health Telford & Wrekin.'

The Wrekin and the Ercall Walk
Distance (miles)9
Overview

'The most spectacular Shropshire walk with fantastic woodland and views to rival those of many higher mountains.'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

Walk the Gorge
Overview

'Why not park your car and explore the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site by foot or bicycle? This Leaflet describes a variety of walks and cycle rides from each of the main car parks in the Gorge.'

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Telford & Wrekin Council

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