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Telford's Big Walk Week
    May 29th to June 4th 2023  

 

 

The former Get Telford Walking has now morphed into Telford's Big Walk Week , with more council support and a wider variety of activities.   

Monday to Saturday

There are  a wide variety of walks, many aimed at families from a wide variety of providers.   Details of all the events  are available here​ . There is an  overall Facebook event here , and also individual events here.

In addition, please see the programme of Ramblers Wellbeing Walks for Tuesday to Saturday here

Sunday 

**New**    On Sunday there will be free  buses back from the Dark Lane carpark at 4.15  to Blists Hill, Coalport, Bratton and Shawbirch.    Booking is essential for these buses. 

On Sunday there will be  three walks on the T50 and two  on the Silkin Way ,  picking up as they go, converging on the Town Park at 3 pm. 

The routes are as below and full details of the pick ups are here.

Booking for the Sunday Walks is here.

Route 1.  South West  Anti Clockwise  from Sutton Hill  (9 miles) 

https://explore.osmaps.com/route/12012502/telfordt5050miletrailgtw2022route1

Pick-ups at the Golden Ball, Ironbridge (7 miles), Woodside (5.5 miles), Dawley Pools (3.5 miles), Aqueduct (3.5 miles), Madeley Court Street, far end on the T50 (2 miles).

  Bus back to Blists Hill , if booked,

Route 2.  North West  From Shawbirch to Tee Lake, Dothill then Clockwise with a short cut (17.5 miles)

https://explore.osmaps.com/route/11969298/telfordt5050miletrailgtw2022route2

Pick-ups at Leegomery (15 miles), Wellington (13.5 miles), Horsehay (9 miles), Lawley (8 miles), Ketley (5.5 miles), Oakengates (4 miles).  Bus back to Shawbirch, if booked,

Route 3.  North East Clockwise  from  Newport  (10.5 miles) 

 https://explore.osmaps.com/route/12020017/telfordt5050miletrailgtw2022route3

Pick-ups at Lilleshall (8 miles), Muxton (6 miles), Granville Country Park (5 miles), St Georges (3 miles), Priorslee (2.5 miles).

Route 4.  Silkin Way from the South   Coalport  (4.5 miles) 

https://explore.osmaps.com/route/16308810/silkin-way-south

Starting  at: The Silkin Way Wheel,  TF6 7HZ  (4.5 miles) , then picking up at   the Legges Way underpass  TF7 4HB (3miles)    and  Aqueduct -Chapel Lane  (1.5 miles)   Bus back to Coalport, if booked,

Route 5.  Silkin Way from the   North  From Bratton (9 miles)

https://explore.osmaps.com/route/15804814/silkin--way-north

Starting  at: The Silkin Way Wheel,  TF5 0ED  (9 miles) , then picking up at  the Leegomery Community Centre  TF1 6NA (6 miles) ,  Hadley Park Lock TF1 6AN (5 miles), Trench, Capewell Rd TF2 6QQ(3.5 miles)    and  Oakengates -Canongate  (2 miles)    Bus back to Bratton if booked,

If you are nostalgic for  earlier events, here are the details  for 2022 and 2019

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