Shropshire Walking Guidebooks and Maps
Displayed below are Shropshire walking guidebooks and maps for ramblers. Some of the guidebooks are out of print but available from third-parties via Amazon.
Please also see our Shropshire Way long-distance footpath, and Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty pages for more Shropshire guidebooks and maps.
The Ordnance Survey “Explorer” maps are available in standard quality (shown), as well as the tougher all-weather type.
We welcome suggestions for inclusion.
“A new revised 3rd edition of this much loved guide contains 36 walks, including 7 completely new routes, located in all parts of the county. Several walks feature fine hill walking on the Welsh borders and others start from delightful villages and hamlets in the north and east of the county. The Shropshire countryside really comes alive in this well-researched book. All of the walks include stories about the locality: folklore and legends, attractions and facilities. There are clear maps and a selection of photographs to make for an enjoyable and informative read.”
– Best Shropshire Walks (3rd Edition)
“Guidebook to 32 walks in the hills of Shropshire. The walks, which are graded easy, moderate or hard, range from 3 miles (5km) to 12 miles (19km) and can be walked in all seasons. The selected routes take in highlights such as The Wrekin, Wenlock Edge, Long Mynd and Stiperstones, Castle Ring and Bury Ditches. Featuring 1:50K OS mapping (shown at 1:40K for greater clarity), step-by-step route descriptions, as well as information on accommodation, getting around, bases for the Shropshire hills and history of the region, the guide details everything you need to walk in Shropshire – and more. From Neolithic standing stones, Bronze Age stone circles, and hilltop forts dating back to the Iron Age, Shropshire offers more than just picturesque landscapes and rewarding walking. Discover history on the hills as well as natural beauty, all within easy driving distance from Birmingham and Manchester.”
– Hillwalking in Shropshire: 32 Hill and Country Walks (British Walking)
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