Walks, Routes and Maps on The Midshires Way
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The Midshires Way is a 362km (225 miles) linear footpath connecting Hampton Wainhill near Bledlow in Buckinghamshire, England with Stockport in Greater Manchester, England.

The Midshires Way is waymarked by named posts.


Walk no107 Nobottle from Great Brington

Quaint villages and country trails

Route Summary: - Great Brington, Nobottle Wood, The Midshires Way, Nobottle, The Macmillan Way, Little Brington, Great Brington.

Length: 8km (5 miles) | Ascent: 105m (345ft) | Allow at least: 2¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk bu102 Eythrope Park from Stone

Easy stroll across fields

Route Summary: - Stone, Whaddon Hill Farm, The North Bucks Way, River Thame, Thame Valley Walk, The Midshires Way, Eythrope Park, Stone.

Length: 9.5km (6 miles) | Ascent: 70m (230ft) | Allow at least: 2½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk bu118 Monument Hill (Coombe Hill) from Butler's Cross

A steep ascent to superb views

Route Summary: - Butler's Cross, Monument Hill (Coombe Hill), The Ridgeway, The Icknield Way, Chequers, Pulpit Wood, The North Bucks Way, The Midshires Way, Beacon Hill (Ellesborough), Ellesborough, The Aylesbury Ring, Butler's Cross.

Length: 9km (5½ miles) | Ascent: 260m (853ft) | Allow at least: 3hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk bu122 Lodge Hill from Bledlow

Fine views of The Chilterns

Route Summary: - Bledlow, The Midshires Way, The Warren, The Ridgeway, Thickthorn Wood, Lodge Hill, Longwood Farm, The Old Rectory, Saunderton, Horsenden, Bledlow.

Length: 9.5km (6 miles) | Ascent: 161m (528ft) | Allow at least: 2¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk bu168 The River Thame and Nether Winchendon from Dinton

Pretty level walk through pretty villages

Route Summary: - Dinton, Upton, The Aylsebury Ring, Dinton Castle, Starveall Farm, Eythrope Park, The Midshires Way, The North Bucks Way, The Swans Way, Bridge Lodge, The River Thame, The Bernwood Jubilee Way, The Thame Valley Way, Nether Winchendon, Lower Winchendon, Cuddington, Haddenham, Dad Brook, Townsend, Haddenham, Westington, Dinton.

Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 100m (328ft) | Allow at least: 3½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk d257 Windgather Rocks and Errwood Hall via Foxlow Edge from Errwood Reservoir

A stiff climb is rewarded by spectacular views

Route Summary: - Errwood Reservoir, The Street, Fernilee Reservoir, Jep Clough, Deep Clough, Mill Clough, The Midshires Way, Knife Farm, Madscar Farm, Overton Hall Farm, Windgather Rocks, Goyt Forest, Pym Chair, The Street, Foxlow Edge, Errwood Hall, Errwood Reservoir.

Length: 11.5km (7¼ miles) | Ascent: 423m (1388ft) | Allow at least: 4hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d221 Shining Tor and Windgather Rocks from Errwood Reservoir

A stiff ascent is rewarded by spectacular views

Route Summary: - Errwood Reservoir, Shooter's Clough, Shining Tor, The Tors, Cats Tor, Oldgate Nick, Pym Chair, Goyt Forest, Windgather Rocks, Overton Hall Farm, The Midshires Way, Madscar Farm, Mill Clough, Knife Farm, Goyt Valley, Fernilee Reservoir, Hoo Moor, Deep Clough, Jep Clough, The Street, Errwood Reservoir.

Length: 14km (8¾ miles) | Ascent: 516m (1694ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale

Superb Derbyshire walk

Route Summary: - Earl Sterndale, Hindlow Quarry, Dowlow Works, The Midshires Way, The High Peak Trail, Pomeroy, Hurdlow, Parsley Hey, Darley Farm, Vincent House, Pilsbury, Pilsbury Castle Hills, Upper Dove Dale, Bridge End Farm, Crowdecote, Meadow Farm, Underhill Farm, Hitter Hill, Earl Sterndale.

Length: 16.5km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 392m (1287ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d103 Cobden Edge, Mellor, Rowarth and Brook Bottom from Strines

An early ascent followed by huge views

Route Summary: - Strines Station, Lower Cliffe Cottage, Higher Banks Cottage, Cobden Edge, Mellor Moor, Mellor, Mellor Church, Hilltop Farm, Shiloh Hall Farm, Ringstones Farm, Ayton Farm, Rowarth, Thornsett Fields Farm, New Mills, Whitle, Brook Bottom, The Goyt Way, The Midshires Way, Strines Station.

Length: 15km (9½ miles) | Ascent: 517m (1696ft) | Allow at least: 5¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate



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