MadeleyBaldwin's Gate

Madbal one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Madeley and Baldwin's Gate.

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Grid Ref SJ7730845013
Lat / Lon 53.00197° / -2.33958°
Easting / Northing 377,308E / 345,013N
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Baldwin's Gate
Grid Ref SJ7927040054
Lat / Lon 52.95747° / -2.31003°
Easting / Northing 379,270E / 340,054N
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Madbal One's land is

Arable 26.0%
Pasture 45.9%
Urban 22.4%
Woods 5.7%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



23 Sep 2022 Autumn

I walked this route from Baldwin's Gate to Madeley and was really quite pleased. It's a perfect route, I have no qualms about recommending it at all.

Just out of Baldwin's Gate, you follow along the WCML through field after field, joining up with a farm track for bits.

For the final approach to Madeley, it's a quiet lane and then finally the main road into town.

There are several gates to go through along the track, but all of them were easily opened (no climbing over locked gates here!).

Madeley was surprisingly lovely - the town pond was a perfect spot to rest and have lunch.

The route was easy, safe, flat, direct, and off road. A no-brainer great route. Full marks!.

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