Shropshire Way
Walking Holiday in
The Midlands of England

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 The Shropshire Way
Walking Holiday in Shropshire in England’s Midlands
from Shrewsbury to Ludlow
via The River Severn, Bishops Castle, Linley Hill, Offas Dyke Path, Clun Castle, Stokesay Castle and Ludlow

The Shropshire Way from Shrewsbury to Ludlow is a 59 mile/95kms waymarked trail through the unspoilt countryside of Shropshire in England’s Midlands.
This walking trail is a great introduction to long-distance walking holidays and is suitable for every level of walking ability.
This area is full of history with its many castles, fine traditional timber framed houses and historic towns and villages.

The route can be walked in either direction and for those looking for a longer walking holiday it can be linked to a walking holiday on Offas Dyke Path, where it links at Churchtown, or the Severn Way, where is links at Shrewsbury.

We offer 1 suggested itinerary for walking the Shropshire Way:
8 day holiday, Shrewsbury to Ludlow, 60 miles
Please see details below

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

The Shropshire Way 8 day itinerary
 from Shrewsbury to Ludlow
6 days walking and 7 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: arrive Shrewsbury
Day 2: Shrewsbury to Pulverbatch         7 miles/11kms
Day 3: Pulverbatch to Bridges                8 miles/13kms
Day 4: Bridges to Bishops Castle        11.5 miles/18.5kms
Day 5: Bishops Castle to Clun                11 miles/18kms
Day 6: Clun to Craven Arms                 11.5 miles/18.5kms
Day 7: Craven Arms to Ludlow               11 miles/18kms
Day 8: depart Ludlow


single occ

solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £55 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
60 miles/96 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/11.5 miles/11/18.5kms
Average Daily distance:
10 miles/16kms
Easy to Moderate
The River Severn
Timber Framed Buildings
Bishops Castle
This path connects with:
Offas Dyke Path
Severn Way

What’s included
in your UK walking holiday
in The Midlands of England
on The Shropshire Way

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • OS 1:25,000 map
  • guide book to Shropshire Way

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
 in in The Midlands of England
on The Shropshire Way

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks

What’s not included
in your UK walking holiday
in The Midlands of England
on The Shropshire Way

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

Telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.

UK +44 (0)1837 880075
or +44 (0)207 193 1252

9am to 9pm
US +1 (646) 233-1541
New York 5 hours behind UK time: 4am to 4pm EST
AUS +61 (02) 8006 0182
Sydney 10 hours ahead of UK time: 7pm to 7am EADT
CAN +1 (647) 4786251
Toronto 5 hours behind UK time: 4am to 4pm EST

How to get there:

  • By Plane  to Liverpool, Birmingham or Manchester, where we can arrange transfer to the starting point of your Shropshire Way walking holiday
  • By Car to the starting point of your Shropshire Way walking holiday where parking is available
  • By Train or Bus to Shrewsbury or Ludlow the starting point of your Shropshire Way walking holiday