Walk 1203

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.

Walk Description

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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

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 ... - More information

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