Stan’s, skylarks, the ‘stute’ and views of the Clwydian Hills. This attractive 4 mile walk contains considerable natural and historical variety. Take a walk across Ifton Meadows Nature reserve to Wats Dyke.


4.0 miles


Level, mostly tracks and towpath

Start from

Stan's Supermarket, St Martin's

Nearest to

Oswestry, St Martin's


Stan's Supermarket, St Martin's

Map reference

Lat/Long: 52.9146048017, -3.0214068618

OS: SJ314357

The route

Ifton Meadows is a local nature reserve reclaimed from Ifton Colliery. Spoil heaps and industrial clamour have been replaced by rolling rough grassland providing summer nesting for skylarks – listen out for their extended and varied tumbling trill.