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66 Routes Found

North Shropshire
 
Linear Route: From Oswestry: To Whitchurch
Route 31 Oswestry, Ellesmere & Whitchurch

Route Description: Enjoy the beautiful countryside, historical site and abundant wildlife as you can cycle peaceful, scenic lanes through North Shropshire
Points of Interest: Ellesmere Mere, Oswestry Hill Fort, Whittington Castle, Shropshire Union Canal,
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Linear Route: From Whitchurch: To Shrewsbury
Mercian Way - Whitchurch to Shrewsbury

Route Description: Explore some of Shropshire's hidden byways as you cycle through North Shropshire.
Points of Interest: Attingham Park, Moreton Corbett Castle, Hawkstone Park
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Linear Route: From Nantwich: To Newport
Route 75 - Nantwich, Market Drayton and Newport

Route Description: Follow the Shropshire Union Canal through pictureesque countryside, quaint villages and historic market towns.
Points of Interest: Lilleshall Abbey, Tyrley Wharf, Shropshire Union Canal, Hack Green Bunker
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Whitchurch
To Whixall and Wem

Route Description: The route navigates through a maze of quiet country lanes taking in the unusual and magnificent North Shropshire Mosses. Easy cycling mainly on the flat.
Points of Interest: Whixall Moss - natural wetland area with a wide range of wildlife.
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Whitchurch
To Wrenbury and Marbury

Route Description: Linking the pretty villages of Wrenbury and Marbury and passing the canal wharf at Wrenbury Mill, a must see for canal lovers.
Points of Interest: Church of St Margarets in Wrenbury dates from C1500. Wrenbury Mill - canal wharf. The Big Mere south west of Marbury, a wealth of habitats for wildlife.
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Whitchurch
To Ightfield, Audlem & Wrenbury

Route Description: Passes through the tranquil Shavington Park and visits the ever popular canalside hoselries at Audlem
Points of Interest: Calverhall Church 1872, glass by William Morris. Church of St Margarets C1500, Wrenbury.Canal Wharf at Wrenbury.
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Ellesmere
To Colemere and Welshampton

Route Description: Passes Shropshire's second largest lake at Colemere and offers refreshments at Cockshutt and Welshampton
Points of Interest: Colemere, second largest mere in Shropshire
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Ellesmere
To St. Martins

Route Description: Takes you into the heart of the North West Shropshire Coalfield through a maze of country lanes.
Points of Interest: Pub at St. Martins, Ifton Collery once the largest in Shropshire
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Ellesmere
To Gobowen and Oswestry

Route Description: Takes you through open countryside and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the industrial heritage of the town of Oswestry
Points of Interest: Oswestry Hill Fort, Cambrian Transport Museum, Oswestry
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Whitchurch
To Malpas and Threapwood

Route Description: Passes the famous staircase locks of Grindley Brook, takes in the rolling countryside and offers refreshments at the picturesque village of Malpas
Points of Interest: Motte & Bailey Castle at Malpas, Church of St. Mary Magdalene at Tallarn Green
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Ellesmere
Penley, Bangor and Overton

Route Description: Visit one of the Seven Wonders of Wales at St. Marys Church in Overton and the famous Bangor on Dee racecourse.
Points of Interest: Pub at Penley, Racecourse at Bangor on Dee, Pub at Bangor on Dee, St. Mary's Church at Overton (the view here is one of the severn wonders of wales), Pub at Overton
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Wem
To Harmer Hill through Clive and Lee Brockhurst

Route Description: Visits a number of pretty villages and fine hostelries as well as passing the impressive remains of Moreton Corbet Castle.
Points of Interest: Moreton Corbett Castle, Corbett Wood, National Trust protected area of Lee Hills
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Wem
To Cockshutt, Baschurch and Myddle

Route Description: Affording spectacular views of the Welsh hills and providing an interesting detour past Sleap Airfield.
Points of Interest: Sleap Airfield
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Wem
To Welshampton and Colemere

Route Description: Visits a variety of historocal churches, the Colemere Lake and Country Park and passes through a number of interesting villages.
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Wem
To Whixall Moss and Marina

Route Description: Navigates through a maze of country lanes taking in the Shropshire Union Canal and the magnificent North Shropshire Mosses.
Points of Interest: Whixall Moss - The Third Largest Raised Bog in Britain - SSSI, Whixall Marina
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Wem
To Hodnet & Wollerton

Route Description: Takes in some of North Shropshire most amazing scenery, including heaths, and visits superb halls & gardens such as Hodnet and Wollerton.
Points of Interest: Wollerton Old Hall Gardens & Tea Room, St. Chads 14th Century Church - Prees
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Ellesmere
To West Felton, Ruyton-XI Towns & Baschurch

Route Description: Enjoy a picnic at the canal at Lower Frankton, visit the historic castle remains at Ruyton-XI-Towns and track down King Arthur at Baschurch.
Points of Interest: Castle in Ruyton-XI-Towns
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Colemere Country Park
Meander around the Meres

Points of Interest: Colemere Country Park, St Michael's 14th Century Church Loppington, Loppington Hall - 18th Century, The Bull Ring - Loppington,
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Market Drayton
Market Drayton Away Day

Route Description: Easy cycling including a ride along the Shropshire Union Canal towpath. Includes plenty of refreshment stops and attractions en route.
Points of Interest: Betton Mill Wharf, Hales Church & Hall, Cheswardine Hall and Castle Remains, Tyrley Locks
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Market Drayton
Across the River Tern to Hodnet Route

Route Description: Follows the River Tern and visits some outstanding gardens, with plenty of choice of tea rooms and pubs on route.
Points of Interest: Tern Hill Airfield, St Peter's Church and Millennium monolith in Stoke on Tern, Wollerton Old Hall Gardens
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Market Drayton
Audlem and around Cheshire Route

Route Description: A fantastic route taking beautiful countryside and pretty villages including the canalside village of Audlem. Suitable for more experienced cyclists.
Points of Interest: St Chad's Church in Norton in Hales, Shropshire Union Canal, Shavington Park, St. Margaret's Church in Moreton Say.
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Market Drayton
Cheswardine, Bishops Offley and Cop Mere

Route Description: A brilliant cycle ride around quiet country lanes. Easy cycling with a few short steep hills, taking in a number of interesting histori sites.
Points of Interest: Walkmill - site of two water mills and dam dating back to 1250. Cop Mere site of special scientific interest. St. Swithins Church with motte adjacent to it, Shropshire Union Canal.
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Circular Route: Starting from Market Drayton
To Tyrley Locks

Route Description: An easy ride which passes 5 locks offering you an insight into the history of the Shropshire union Canal and associated industry.
Points of Interest: Shropshire Union Canal, Tyrley Locks, River Tern
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

South Shropshire
 
Circular Route: Starting from Eastridge Woods near Habberley
Eastridge Woods - Downhill Route

Route Description: These two trails are for experienced mountain bikers only. There are berms, descents, jumps and turns to satisfy the most expert riders.
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Distance: Short (up to 5 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Eastridge Woods near Habberley
Eastridge Woods - Brown Route

Route Description: This trail is for proficient mountain bikers with good off-road riding skills. the route includes sections of single track and steep slopes.
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Distance: Short (up to 5 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Eastridge Woods near Habberley
Eastridge Woods - Yellow Route

Route Description: This is a challenging ride for riders developing their skills on this route's stepp climbs and decents and sections of single track.
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Distance: Short (up to 5 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Eastridge Woods near Habberley
Eastridge Woods - Blue Route

Route Description: This is yet another hidden gem in Shropshire's crown with fantastic views across the surrounding countryside. This route is on wide tracks and forest roads and includes some hills.
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Distance: Short (up to 5 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Craven Arms
Bury Ditches Dynamo

Route Description: Hilly but easily achievable in a day. Visits a number of exciting attractions such as Bury Ditches Iron Age Hill Forst and Hopton Castle.
Points of Interest: Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (has tea room/restaurant), Wart hill Iron Age Hill Fort, Pottery in Edgton, Bury Ditches Iron Age Hill Fort, Clun Castle, Hopton Castle, Clungunford Church (13th Century)
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Craven Arms
Bishop's Castle Cracker

Route Description: Hilly but easily achievable in a day. Visits a number of exciting attractions such Bury Ditches Iron Age Hill Forst and Hopton Castle.
Points of Interest: Wart Hill Iron Age Hill Fort, Pottery in Edgton, Bury Ditches Iron Age Hill Fort, Clun Castle, Hopton Castle, Clungunford 13th Century Church
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Craven Arms
The Hopesay Hop

Route Description: A hilly start but followed by easy cycling. Visits Hopesay, a quiet village in a hidden valley and Wart Hill's Iron Age hill fort.
Points of Interest: Wart Hill Iron Age Hill Fort
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Church Stretton
Church Stretton Challenge

Route Description: A challenging off-road mountain bike ride along the top of the Long Mynd
Points of Interest: The Long Mynd (National Trust), Long Mynd Gliding Club, Carding Mill Valley (National Trust)
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Church Stretton
Long Mynd Loop

Route Description: A ride with a few testing climbs and steep decents, rewarding you with fabulous views and the opportunity to watch gliders at close hand.
Points of Interest: The Long Mynd (National Trust), Ratlinghope - Historic Remains Nearby, Long Mynd Gliding Club
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Church Stretton
Roman Road Ride

Route Description: Visits picturesque villages and attractions like Acton Burnell Castle pluss it gives you the chance to ride the Roman road to All Stretton.
Points of Interest: Pitchford Church, Acton Burnell Castle
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Church Stretton
To The Edge

Route Description: Takes in beautiful countryside and visits well known attractions such as Acton Scott Working Farm and the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
Points of Interest: Acton scott Historic Working Farm and Tea Room, Westhope Craft College and gardens, Ticklerton Hall, Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre - Craven Arms
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Craven Arms
The Acton Scott Activator

Route Description: Takes you through great scenery and visits Acton Scott Historic Working Farm
Points of Interest: Westhope Craft College & Gardens, Acton Scott Working Farm & Tea Room
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Craven Arms
The Church Stretton Saddle Shinner

Route Description: Visits a number of great attractions such as Acton scott Historic Working Farm and Wart Hill Iron Age Hill Fort.
Points of Interest: Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Wart Hill Iron Age Hill Fort, Pottery in Edgton, Westhope Craft College & Gardens, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Craven Arms
The Long Mynd Motivator

Route Description: A very challenging ride with some very steep climbing, but rewarding you with unrivalled views from the Long Mynd
Points of Interest: Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Westhope Craft College & Gardens, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, The Long Mynd - National Trust, Long Mynd Gliding Club, Wart Hill Iron Age Hill Fort
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Cleobury Mortimer
The Rea Figures of Eight

Route Description: Explores the valley of the river Rea north of Cleobury. An ecellent summer evening ride.
Points of Interest: St Mary's Church in Neen Savage - a restored 12th century church, Stottesdon Hall 14th century Farm, St Mary's Church in Stottesdon - Grade I built 1050
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Cleobury Mortimer
Southwest Hamlets

Route Description: A delightful short but testing circuuit along lanes southwest of Cleobury. Discover 4 churches set in ancient hamlets.
Points of Interest: St Bartholomew's 12th century church in Bayton village, St. John the Baptist 13th century church in Mamble Village, All Saints Church with famous Humphrey Conyngsby monument in Neen Sollars, St. Georges 12th century church in Milson village
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Cleobury Mortimer
On the Edge of the Wyre Forest

Route Description: Takes you through a number of delightful hamlets and across the fringes of the Wyre Forest.
Points of Interest: St. Bartholomew's 12th Church in Bayton, St. John the Baptist 13th century church in Mamble Village, All Saints Church with famous Humphrey Conyngsby monument in Neen Sollars,
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Cleobury Mortimer
The Clee Challenge

Route Description: A tough ride on remote lanes with dramatic views. Take all day to enjoy this ride along the edges of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Points of Interest: Detton Manor Hall and farm, Burwarton House - English Heritage, St. Michael's Church in Aston Botterell, Gobbetts Rare Breeds Poultry Farm
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Ludlow
Going Loopy Near Ludlow

Route Description: Offers fantastic views and ride through beautiful woodland. Visit castles, churches and gardens and enjoy a wide range of refreshment stops.
Points of Interest: Ludlow Castle, Whitcliffe Common, Mortimer Forest, Bravonium Roman Settlement, Elton Hall with gardens & follies
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Cardington
Plaish Pedaller

Route Description: A pretty 10 mile cycle ride along quiet lanes with stunning views of the Shropshire hills.
Points of Interest: Cardington Church, Plaish Hall, Preen Manor, St. John the Baptist Church - Church Preen
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Bishop's Castle
The Anchor Adventure

Route Description: A challenging ride along the Ridgeway with spectacular views, visiting some beautiful, remote hamlets along the way.
Points of Interest: The Kerry Ridgeway, The Cantline Stone, Mainstone's Church, Anchor Pub, The Crown Pub, Newcastle
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Bishop's Castle
The Clun Challenge

Route Description: Takes you along a beautiful woodland trail to Clun with its wide choice of teashops and pubs.
Points of Interest: Bury Ditches Iron Age Hill Fort, Clun Castle
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Bishop's Castle
The Full Monty

Route Description: A figure of eight ride through beautiful countryside offering you the chance to enjoy the delights of Montgomery, with plenty of refreshment stops en route.
Points of Interest: Motte & Bailey Castle remains at Bishop's Moat and Brompton, Offa's Dyke, The Kerry Ridgeway, Montgomery Castle,
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Bishop's Castle
Long Mynd Motivator

Route Description: Leads you part way up the Long Mynd, offering stunning views of the Onny Valley, and passes a selection of fine pubs.
Points of Interest: Wildlife pond at Hardwick, Norman Church at Wentnor,
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Ludlow Railway Station
Edge of the Clee

Route Description: An extreamly rewarding ride, with a few challenging climbs, offering fantastic views of Clee Hill.
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Ludlow Railway Station
Leintwardine Loops

Route Description: A choice of three loops along tranquil country lanes, taking in remote river valley scenery and including a traffic free trail through Mortimer Forest.
Points of Interest: Wheatsheaf Pub - Ludlow, Lion Hotel - Leinthall Starks, Leintwardine
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Ludlow Railway Station
Orchard Ride

Route Description: Orchard Ride leads you through beautiful Teme Valley scenery to 'The Town in the Orchard', Tenbury Wells, with its Round Market and Spa Pump Rooms.
Points of Interest: The Temeside Inn - Little Hereford
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Ludlow Railway Station
Racecourse Rendezvous

Route Description: A relatively flat, easy ride, passing Ludlow Racecourse and returning to Ludlow on a traffic free route through Oakly Park.
Points of Interest: Bromfield
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Hopton Wood, Hopton Castle
Hopton Blue Trail

Route Description: This short cycling route (1KM) is suitable for novices and young children. It is close to the car park and picnic area.
Leaflet available from: Offa's Dyke Heritage Centre
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Distance: Short (up to 5 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Hopton Wood, Hopton Castle
Hopton Amber Trail

Route Description: Riders ready for moderate challenges will find this route's intermediate climbs and descents perfect for developing their skills
Leaflet available from: Offa's Dyke Heritage Centre
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Distance: Short (up to 5 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Circular Route: Starting from Hopton Wood, Hopton Castle
Hopton Red Trail

Route Description: More adventurous mountain bikers will find this route offers them plenty of challenges with switchbacks and technical climbs along the way.
Leaflet available from: Offa's Dyke Heritage Centre
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Hopton Wood, Hopton Castle
Hopton Green Trail

Route Description: This route is suitable for those who seek a leisurely ride and enjoy the Marches countryside from the viewpoint at the top of Hopton Titterhill
Leaflet available from: Offa's Dyke Heritage Centre
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Linear Route: From Hopton Wood, Hopton Castle: To Hopton Wood, Hopton Castle
Hopton Downhill

Route Description: These exciting downhill runs are for seasoned mountain bikers only. The berms, descents, jumps and turns will test the skills of the most experienced riders.
Leaflet available from: Offa's Dyke Heritage Centre
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Linear Route: From Bury Ditches near Clunton: To A488 near Clun
Bury Ditches Cycle Link

Route Description: This cycle trail uses the forest road to link Bury Ditches car park and Colstey entrance on the A488.
Points of Interest: Bury Ditches is one of the best examples of an Iron Age hill fort in the country. There is no cycling on the fort but there are bike stands in the car park so cyclists can secure their bikes whilst the climb up to the fort and enjoy the 360 degree views.

Distance: Short (up to 5 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Oswestry
 
Linear Route: From Heath House near Oswestry: To Lower Frankton
The Towpath Trail

Route Description: This is a five mile, flat, traffic free ride along a canal towpath, with possible 4 mile extension along quiet lanes.
Points of Interest: The Montgomery Canal, Frankton Locks, St. Michaels Church - West Felton
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Shrewsbury
 
Circular Route: Starting from Shrewsbury
Mercian Way - Around the Wrekin

Route Description: Take the challenge to ride all around the Wrekin or simply enjoy the views from the Mercian Way.
Points of Interest: Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Haughmond Abbey, Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Linear Route: From Shrewsbury: To Wellington
Route 81 - Shrewsbury to Wellington

Route Description: Make tracks alongside the River severn and old canal and take time to enjoy a slower pace of life as you cycle this scenic route.
Points of Interest: Sundorne Sport Village, Shrewsbury Quarry Park, Charles darwin family Grave, St. Chad's Church (Shrewsbury), Shrewsbury Abbey
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Circular Route: Starting from Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Cycle Route Guide

Route Description: There are over 20 miles of cycle routes in Shrewsbury, with numerous cycle parking facilities, helping you to get to school, work or shops by bike.
Points of Interest: Shrewsbury Castle & Regimental Museum, The Quarry Park, Shrewsbury Abbey, St. Chad's Church
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Linear Route: From Welshpool: To Shrewsbury
Lon Cambria - Route 81

Route Description: Enjoy breathtaking views as you pedal up the Long Mountain and saunter along riverside lanes.
Points of Interest: Powis Castle, Melverley Craft centre, Charles Darwin Family Grave, St. Chads Church, Shrewsbury Abbey
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Distance: Long (over 25 miles)
Difficulty: Difficult

Circular Route: Starting from Shrewsbury
A Scenic Shrewsbury Ride

Route Description: Takes you through the beautiful Quarry Park in Shrewsbury and alongside the River Severn on a traffic-free path.
Points of Interest: The Quarry Park - Shrewsbury, River Severn, The Shrewsbury Canal, Attingham Park (National Trust)
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Bridgnorth
 
Linear Route: From Wellington: To Albrighton
Route 81 - Wellington to Albrighton

Route Description: Explore Shropshire's contrasting historic villages and industrial new town. Make time for plane spotting at the rAF Museum at Cosford.
Points of Interest: Sunnycroft, Granville Country P\rk, Priorslee Hall, RAF Cosford, Boscobel House
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Easy

Linear Route: From Wyre Forest: To Bridgnorth
Mercian Way - Wyre Forest to Bridgnorth

Route Description: Discover ancient woodland, peaceful river scenery, the renowned Severn Valley Railway, country parks and arboretums with plenty of tea rooms and pubs along the way.
Points of Interest: Daniels Mill in Bridgnorth, Dudmaston Hall (National Trust), Hampton Loade Ferry, Arley Arboretum in Upper Arley, Severn Valley Railway
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

Telford and Wrekin
 
Circular Route: Starting from Telford
Cycle Map of Telford & Wrekin

Route Description: Telford has a well developed cycle network, including several miles of traffic free routes. Use them for shopping, getting to work or visiting attractions.
Points of Interest: Ironbridge, Blists Hill Victorian Town, 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom,
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Distance: Medium (5 to 25 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate

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