Explore the tranquil borderland of England and Wales; stunning countryside, hill forts, heather moors and mediaeval history…

A self-guided walking tour.
2019 dates: May to mid-October.
Duration: 7 or 9 nights
Grade: Moderate, one or two strenuous days. Routefinding can be more difficult than on our coastal tours or on the Offa’s Dyke Path, but we supply detailed maps and directions.
Tour prices: See “Tour prices” below.
Tour code: S7 (7 nights) or S9 (9 nights).



Tour Map





Images from our Shropshire Hills & Ludlow tour…


  • Long Mynd, Church Stretton

  • Signpost, Shropshire Way

  • Earl's Hill, Shropshire


More images of this tour…

Autumn Colours, Shropshire
How to Book

Hiking Tour Enquiries

Request our detailed factsheet for this tour - code FSS - to find out more about daily walking distances, places of interest to visit and more!

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[We particularly liked] the attractive scenery – well chosen routes – descriptions outstanding and clear. [The best accommodation … Stiperstones: very tastefully furnished house, extremely good cooked evening meal, pleasant hosts. Thank you very much for a beautiful holiday.

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