Shropshire Way Festival of Walks 2023

The Shropshire Way partnered with local walking groups in the area to offer a festival of 23 led walks during September 2023.

Please see the attached Programme of Walks that took place.

Shropshire Way Festival of Walks Programme 2023

Shropshire Way 80k ultra run 1st April 2023

This event was again organised by Grow, Cook, Learn at the Discovery Centre Craven Arms. It was a huge success with over 300 runners and walkers competing. The SWA Trustees manned the checkpoint at The Bog with cold drinks, fidget pies and quiches. A great experience to see the runners approaching and cheering them on. Well done all of you!

Shropshire Way Festival 2023

News and photos available - go to Festival page

Annual Report 2021

Since becoming a Registered Charity we have written the first illustrated Annual Report for the Association. See the link in the box opposite.


Shropshire Girl Guides have completed their challenge for 2022 and achieved their target of walking 2000 miles on the Shropshire Way.

Three youngsters completed the Shropshire Way Southern loop finishing at The Buzzard on 24th December. Reggie Bell, Edie Bell and Isla Macmillan walked the 120 miles joined along the way by their Mum or Dad. They raised money for Restart Africa and Shrewsbury Ark and hope to walk the Northern Loop in 2022.

Katie Waistell completed her third ultra run on the southern loop from Ludlow to Easthope on Wenlock Edge on 14th May 2022 , taking only 7 hours.

Iain Prentice completed North and South loops of the SWMR from 26th to 30th April 2021. In all he did 193.5 miles in 52 hours of walking / running. He camped on the way and so had a heavy pack too!

Kerry Allison walked all the southern loop in four days.

Elaine Barnett and Sarah Williams completed 180 miles of the Shropshire Way in 7 days.

Grant Wilson, Centre Manager at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre completed all 120 miles of the Shropshire Way Southern Loop last weekend 5th to 7th June 2020. There is a link to his blog opposite, describing how he faced up to the challenge and achieved his goal.

See photo gallery below and links in the panel opposite for accounts of these achievements.

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