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Simon Evans Way

27 km / 17 miles

An 17-mile figure of eight walk around the South Shropshire countryside starting and finishing at Cleobury Mortimer visiting both sides of the River Rea and including the villages of Neen Savage, Oreton and Stottesdon linking in the middle near Detton Hall on the Jack Mytton Way.

Simon Evans was Cleobury Mortimer's postman writer who produced five books on the area and broadcast in the 1930s from a rural viewpoint and with something of a following.


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Average Gradients; Heritage; Literary
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SO674759 - Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire
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Simon Evans Way (Cleobury Mortimer Footpath Association - 2006)


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27.1 Km (16.8 miles)
455 m (1,493 ft) ascent
186 m (610 ft)  maximum height