Shropshire Way 1 Bridges to Bishop Castle

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Distance
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Time
18.52 km 529 m

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Shropshire Way 1 Bridges to Bishop Castle Details

Day one of the Shropshire Way starts off in the small hamlet of Bridges and climbs to the top of Stiperstones for some instant gratification. The route then continues over Linley Hill before heading for lower ground and the small town of Bishop’s Castle.

The Shropshire hills are a convenient get away if you want a hilly walk but the mountains of Snowdonia and the Lakes are too far to travel for the weekend.

The Route

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader.
Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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