Walking the Old Ways of South Shropshire by Andy & Karen Johnson


The walks in this book have been chosen with the aim of exploring South Shropshire’s past, with each walk passing or visiting features about which some background information is given. These include churches, chapels, castle sites, dykes, tumuli, stone circles, hillforts, sites of deserted village, medieval houses, stately homes, drovers’ roads, inns, mills, the Severn Valley Railway and industrial remains. Some of the sites can only be reached on foot.

The walks range from 3.5 50 9.5 miles in length, with most being between 4 and 7.5 miles. Each walk has a sketch map and detailed directions, together with background information about features en-route.

A handy pocket or backpack sized guide to help you explore South Shropshire, written by Andy & Karen Johnson who walked from Herefordshire to Rome in 2008