Ifton meadows
Date
Saturday 9th February 2019
Start Time
10:30am
Estimated Finish Time
2:30pm
Distance
6.5 miles
Grading
Leader
Richard Ward
Contact Details
or 07538103690
Start Point and Parking
Canal side car park alongside the Poacher, Chirk, by the bridge.
Postcode
LL14 5DG
General Location
30 mins NW of Shrewsbury
Packed Lunch?
Yes
Pub/Tea Shop
Pub at end of walk
Toilets
Yes.
Car Sharing
10:15am. Little chef, mile end roundabout, Oswestry
Public Transport
None available or not known.
Walk Summary
A reasonably easy field and lane walk around the former mining village of St Martins, with views across the Shropshire countryside, ending with a walk along part of the Shropshire Union Canal.

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Terrain
Path conditions were decent for most of the route.
Ascent
One steep ascent after a steeper descent quite near the start of the walk. The rest is nearly flat or downhill.
Highest Point
Ifton meadows
Additional Info
Muddy field with cattle after passing the village.
Some styles need fixing.
Horses on some fields.
Walk passes the miner of the 60's statue.