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Wheeled logoSilkin Way

23 km / 14 miles

Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin
A route following dry canal beds and former railway lines close to the many natural and historical features within Telford. The Ironbridge Way - Ironbridge to Leegomery (10 miles) which is also included on OS mapping, connects with the route at Leegomery.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Wheeled logo
Wheeled logo
Easy; Former Railway; Canal; Industrial History
SJ701021 - Coalport, Telford & Wrekin
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SJ633141 - Bratton, Shropshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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Silkin Way (Telford & Wrekin Council)
Silkin Way (Telford & Wrekin Council)


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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.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
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Walkers are Welcome
3 Km
2 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Stanage  (bookable online)
3 Km
7 Km
Walkers are Welcome
1 Km
20 Km
B & B Accommodation
Allscott Mill  (bookable online)
2 Km
23 Km

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Route Profile:

21.3 Km (13.2 miles)
265 m (869 ft) ascent
171 m (561 ft)  maximum height