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The Ramblers in Shropshire campaign to protect and improve our footpaths within Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin.
Shropshire is a beautiful county. It is famous for the high moorland of the Long Mynd, the long wooded scarp of Wenlock Edge, the historic Severn Gorge at Ironbridge (the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution), the ancient rocky spine of the Stiperstones, and the Wrekin, the isolated hill which indicates 'home' to so many Shropshire people.
But, there are many lesser known areas which provide equally stunning countryside to enjoy.
There is so much space for everyone. Fine weekends bring the crowds to Ironbridge and the Carding Mill Valley in the Long Mynd, but just a short distance away you can be alone and quite possibly not see anyone at all. The downside to the quiet and emptiness of the countryside is that paths are not heavily used and can make navigation not so straightforward.
Walking in Shropshire is rewarding for all ages and abilities as it is so diverse in geography and geology and has such a rich history. We are lucky to be able to compile a programme of very varied walks either around the wonderful Shropshire Hills, the more northerly Shropshire Plain or for more challenging terrain, the Welsh Borders.
If you are new to Shropshire, or a visitor, looking for a walk in the area, choose a walk from our one of our groups programmes and come along to the meeting point - you will get a warm welcome.
Groups in this area
Meeting point Market Drayton Swimming Baths CP (Phoenix Bank)
Days Sundays and Tuesdays
Length and difficulty: Sundays 11km/7 miles to 22km/14 miles, graded leisurely to strenuous. Tuesdays 8km/5 miles to 10km /6miles, graded leisurely to ...
The group walks of various lengths on Tuesday's, Thursday's and Sunday's with Wednesday evening walks in the Summer. The programme offers coach trips , holidays ,and footpath maintenance. Join Us!
SYR is a group of like minded younger people who love being outdoors. We have a walk on most weekends, as well as social events and weekends away. Join us on a walk to find out more!
South Shropshire Ramblers is a friendly group offering a programme of walks suitable for adults throughout the year, across and around the beautiful South Shropshire area and surrounding counties.
Telford and East Shropshire Ramblers helps local people enjoy walking, leads Group walks and maintains and protects footpaths. Car share to walk starts meet Telford Forge Retail Park (FRP)
Oswestry Group walk on Thursdays & Sundays. Near Oswestry and elsewhere in Shropshire, Cheshire, mid & north Wales. Also, social events, away days, holidays and path maintenance team. Join us!