Aqualate Mere and Forton from Norbury Junction

Introduction to Walk 2499

Photo from the walk - Aqualate Mere and Forton from Norbury Junction

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 330 feet / 100 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk explores the rural countryside of Staffordshire adjoining the Shropshire boundary. Using paths, quiet lanes, tracks and canalside paths the route provides an intimate look at this part of Staffordshire.  

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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