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
**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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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,