GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Shrewsbury to Welshpool

28 miles (45 km)

Follow National Cycle route 81 on this challenging route which takes you from Shropshire and over the border into Wales. The route starts near the train station in Shrewsbury and begins with a short pleasant stretch along the River Severn passing through The Quarry park and crossing Porthill Bridge. You then follow National Cycle route 81 to Montford Bridge where you'll cross the river again, continuing along the Severn Way to Breidden Forest and Breidden Hill. Shortly after you cross the border into Wales, finishing in Welshpool town centre.

Shrewsbury to Welshpool OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Shrewsbury to Welshpool Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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River Severn, Shrewsbury

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The Quarry park, Shrewsbury

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Porthill Bridge

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River Severn near Melverley

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Canal at Weshpool

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GPS Files

GPX File

Shrewsbury to Welshpool.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Shrewsbury to Welshpool.mmo (right click - 'Save As')