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WeathervaneKerry Ridgeway

Powys, Shropshire

This ancient path is 15 miles long, journeying from Cider House Farm, near the village of Kerry to Bishops Castle in England. It holds a long tradition as a trade and drovers’ route from Wales to the lowland English markets.

The route follows a ridgetop overlooking Wales on the one side and England on the other. It never dips below 1000 ft above sea level, resulting in remarkable views in all directions, up to 70 miles on a clear day.

The ancient pathway forges a route through heather moors, woodlands and bilberry rich heaths.


Details:

Waymark: Weathervane
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Weathervane
Attributes: Average Gradients
Moorland
Start: SO108847 - Cider House Farm, Kerry, Powys View on StreetMap
Finish: SO322888 - Bishop's Castle, Shropshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Shropshire Outdoor Partnerships - Kerry Ridgeway

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Kerry Ridgeway  (Powys County Council  - 2006 )
External PDF Kerry Ridgeway  (Visit Knighton  - 2013 ) Download

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 136, 137
OS Landranger Active 136, 137
OS Explorer 214, 216
OS Explorer Active 214, 216

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Wheely Wonderful Cycling)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From
Path
Along
Path
B & B Accommodation
The Forest Country House B&B  (bookable online)
3 Km
4 Km
Hotels
Mellington Hall Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
16 Km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
24 Km

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Route Profile:

23.9 Km (14.9 miles)
251 m (823 ft) ascent
501 m (1,644 ft)  maximum height

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