3 of 5 (48 votes)

Wem circular

A moderate walk (countryside) in Shropshire, England, about 12.80km (7.95 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:30h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 30m (98ft)
Descent 31m (101ft)
Max. Elevation 100m (328ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 61m (199ft)
Start & End
Wem Station
Distance 12.80km
Duration ~3:30h
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by Anonymous Walker on 11 Jul 2012
A circular walk from Wem station, passing two historic halls. It can be muddy in places. Lots of pubs in Wem.  

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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OS Grid SJ517289
Get off the train at Wem station.
OS Grid SJ512295
Join the Shropshire Way in the town.
About 0.76 km (~0.47 miles) from
OS Grid SJ511308
Follow the Shropshire Way along the road.
About 1.34 km (~0.83 miles) from
OS Grid SJ513309
Leave the road near Ryebank and continue on the SW.
About 0.25 km (~0.16 miles) from
OS Grid SJ516317
Enter the village of Edstaton.
About 0.80 km (~0.5 miles) from
OS Grid SJ516320
Find the footpath heading east out of the village.
About 0.32 km (~0.2 miles) from
OS Grid SJ520321
Cross the B5476.
About 0.40 km (~0.25 miles) from
OS Grid SJ530319
Cross the railway.
About 0.95 km (~0.59 miles) from
OS Grid SJ532317
The path joins a farm track.
About 0.36 km (~0.22 miles) from
OS Grid SJ537317
The path leaves the track after approx. 0.5 kms and passes through Upper Lacon Farm.
About 0.42 km (~0.26 miles) from
OS Grid SJ539319
Skirt around the farm and leave on footpath heading east.
About 0.31 km (~0.19 miles) from
OS Grid SJ551315
At the second junction on the path, turn right (to the West) and then veer South along the path.
About 1.28 km (~0.8 miles) from
OS Grid SJ543303
Meet the B5065 and turn right.
About 1.47 km (~0.91 miles) from
OS Grid SJ541302
Leave the road on the footpath heading South, just before the first track you meet on the left.
About 0.20 km (~0.12 miles) from
OS Grid SJ539296
At Alderley Lane Farm, join the country road back to Wem.
About 0.64 km (~0.4 miles) from
OS Grid SJ529287
Ignore the roads to the left and right, and continue straight ahead on the road to Wem.
About 1.39 km (~0.86 miles) from
OS Grid SJ517288
Find a pub in the village!
About 1.18 km (~0.73 miles) from

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