Elan Valley Way

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Statistics and Files
Start: Frankley, Worcs
Distance: 114 miles (184 km)
Grid Ref: SO999804
Climbing: 5,140 metres
Walk time: 46-56 hours
Days: 7-10

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Elan Valley Way closely follows the line of the Elan Valley aqueduct which, since 1904, has carried drinking water to Birmingham from the Elan Valley. Locations on the route which show on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 Explorer mapping are, in order of the walk, include Frankley, Romsley, Clent Hills, Clent, Holy Cross, Broome, Harborough Hill, Cookley, Wolveley, Fairfield, Easthams Coppice, Trimpley, Eymore Wood, Upper Arley, Seckley Wood, Wyre Forest, Kingswood, Malpass Wood, Cleobury Mortimer, Hopton Wafers, Foxwood, Hints, Ludlow, Deep Wood, Burrington, Downton on the Rock, Leintwardine (Branogemivm Roman Settlement), Buckton, Brampton Bryan, Pedwardine Wood, Milebrook, Knighton (Tref-y-Clawdd), Offa's Dyke Path, Rhos-y-meirch, Rhos Hill, Pilleth, Castell Foel-allt (Motte and Bailey), River Lugg, Llan-fawr, Rocky Wood, Neuadd, Bleddfa, Rhiw Pool, Llanfihangle Rhydithon, Dolau, Fron, Crossgates/ Y Groes, Abercamlo Bog Nature Reserve, Gwystre Bridge, Carmel, Nantmel, Llyn Gwyn, Nant-glas, Rhayader/ Rhaeadr Gwy, Penygarreg Reservoir, Garreg-ddu Reservoir and Caban-coch Reservoir.

Useful Links:
The Elan Valley Way Book
Long Distance Walkers Association

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