Jockey to Wales and back with a touch of Moss. This 5 mile walk passes through England and Wales, passing the edge of Wem Moss before going along the Shropshire Union Canal.


5.0 miles


Level, mostly tracks and towpath

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Map reference

Lat/Long: 52.9145679592, -2.8052477912

OS: SJ459355

The route

This walk starts and finishes at the Horse and Jockey pub at Northwood. After Northwood farm you reach the edge of Wem Moss Nature Reserve, which is a Shropshire Wildlife Trust site. Walking further on into Wales you pass Moss Farm, Cadney Lane and join the canal at Cornhill Bridge, make your way along the tow path back into England and turn off at Hampton Bank Bridge.