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Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

Monkmoor Community Woodland is a 2 hectare site in Shrewsbury. The site sits in between a residential area and the River Severn and is a popular 'through-route' for walkers on the Severn Way. There is no designated parking available so visitors will need to park on the street - either on Cosely Avenue or Galton Drive.

Surveyed by: Joe Penfold, January 2011 (Winter)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 0.5 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: No
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No
There are two on-street parking areas next to Monkmoor Community Woodland. This one is located on Coseley Avenue. The path joins onto the road.

Start There are two on-street parking areas next to Monkmoor Community Woodland. This one is located on Coseley Avenue. The path joins onto the road.

At its steepest, the path gradient reaches 10%, 1:10 although this is only over a distance of about 15 metres.

Gradient At its steepest, the path gradient reaches 10%, 1:10 although this is only over a distance of about 15 metres.

Turn right at this T-junction.

Direction Turn right at this T-junction.

The path width is 1200mm throughout the site, although in places encroaching vegetation has made the path slightly narrower.

Width The path width is 1200mm throughout the site, although in places encroaching vegetation has made the path slightly narrower.

Turn left on to the footbridge.

Direction Turn left on to the footbridge.

The footbridge has a step level rise and the handrail is only on one side.

Step The footbridge has a step level rise and the handrail is only on one side.

Turn left to stay on the circular walk.

Direction Turn left to stay on the circular walk.

The path cuts through developing broadleaved woodland.

Path The path cuts through developing broadleaved woodland.

 

Path

The River Severn comes into view.

View The River Severn comes into view.

There are three seating areas on the circular walk.

Seat There are three seating areas on the circular walk.

The Nature Reserve hugs the banks of the River Severn.

Feature of Interest The Nature Reserve hugs the banks of the River Severn.

 

Path

Benches are well constructed and placed off the main path, with sufficient room for wheelchair users to sit alongside.

Seat Benches are well constructed and placed off the main path, with sufficient room for wheelchair users to sit alongside.

The path narrows to approximately 1 metre  due to encroaching vegetation.

Width The path narrows to approximately 1 metre due to encroaching vegetation.

 

Path

Bear left to stay on the circular walk.

Direction Bear left to stay on the circular walk.

This bench is the last seating area alongside the path.

Seat This bench is the last seating area alongside the path.

Views across to Haughmond Hill.

View Views across to Haughmond Hill.

At the time of the survey, the path had recently been maintained along this section, having been cleared of encroaching vegetation.

Path At the time of the survey, the path had recently been maintained along this section, having been cleared of encroaching vegetation.

 

Path

Visitors may encounter rougher, muddier ground on this part of the trail.

Surface Visitors may encounter rougher, muddier ground on this part of the trail.

The path surface is more uneven on this part of the trail and is in this condition for another 15 metres.

Surface The path surface is more uneven on this part of the trail and is in this condition for another 15 metres.

Continue straight-on to the parking area.

Path Continue straight-on to the parking area.

 

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