top of page

Telford Walk Week
    May 27th to June 2nd 2024 

Telford Walk Week Insta.jpg

The 2024 Finale

The week has now finished for 2024.   Details of 2025 in due course.

There is a Facebook group here with news of forthcoming  walking events in Telford.

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

 

Details of the 2024 Event

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., with a summary here. The programme includes  both walks put on specially for the week, and regular walking opportunities . New this year is a chance to walk each of the new  Telford Coronation Walks. 

Sunday 

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.  In addition the last 2 Coronation Walks, covering 18 (am) and  15 and 16 combined (pm) will take place, The pm walk will join in the celebration at 3 pm.

There will be free  buses back from the Dark Lane carpark at 4.15  to  Madeley, Blists Hill, Coalport,  Oakengates, Wellington, Bratton , Shawbirch, Donnington ,  Muxton, Lilleshall and Newport.    Booking is essential for these buses. Please note that only guide or assistance dogs are permitted on the bus..

Details of the Sunday  T50 and Silkin Way routes  are below, Booking for the walks and the buses is open on our booking page.

Route 1.  South West  Anti Clockwise  from  Blists Hill  (8 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  Madeley and 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  Wellington and 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).  Bus back to Donnington,  Muxton, Lilleshall or Newport, if booked,

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  Madeley and 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  Oakengates and Bratton if booked,

If you are nostalgic for  earlier events, here are the details  for 2023,  2022 and 2019

bottom of page