Stokesay Castle & View Edge

Introduction to Walk 1203

Photo from the walk - Stokesay Castle & View Edge

Region - Shropshire Hills

County/Area - Shropshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 860 feet / 261 metres

Grade - moderate

Stokesay Castle is a superb fortified manor and is a key feature of this Shropshire walk. The route also includes View Edge from where wide ranging views across pleasant Shropshire countryside can be enjoyed. 

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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.

Area Information

Shropshire Hills

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Accommodation Nearby

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7.7 miles / 12.4 km away
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The White Horse Inn
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8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Hardwicke Farm Bed & Breakfast
Stottesdon
14.5 miles / 23.1 km away
Broome Park Farm B & B
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Walkherefordshire.com
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15.1 miles / 24.2 km away
Lyth Hill House
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16.1 miles / 25.7 km away
Old Station Caravan Park
New Radnor
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The Manor Arms
Abberley
21.7 miles / 34.7 km away
The Cross Keys
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