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.

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Shropshire Hills

This AONB consists of a number of areas of hills centered on Church Stretton. The hills are known for the variety, extensive network of paths and wonderful scenery. The most popular hills are the Long Mynd but others including Wenlock Edge, the Stiperstones and those around Clun are also gaining in popularity. More Information

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