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Walk 3003 - Kinver Edge & Blakeshall from Holy Austin Rock

County/Area   Staffordshire
 & Worcestershire
AuthorPeter Lane
Length4.3 miles / 6.9 km
Ascent770 feet / 233 metres
Gradeeasy

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This walk visits Kinver Edge and Blakeshall. The sandstone ridge of Kinver Edge is shared between South Staffordshire and North Worcestershire. Starting from Holy Austin Rock, near Kinver, the ridge is famous for its troglodyte dwellings: homes cut directly out of the red sandstone.


 

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet 218
OS ExplorerSheet 219
OS LandrangerSheet 138

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1806 - 0.3 miles / 0.4 km away
A Kinver Stroll
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km

Walk 2024 - 0.3 miles / 0.4 km away
Kinver Edge, South Staffordshire
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 2874 - 1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Enville Estate and the Sheepwalks
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Walk 1603 - 2.5 miles / 4.0 km away
Bodenham, Shatterford Wood and Castle Hill
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Walk 1934 - 3.8 miles / 6.0 km away
Highgate Common and Surrounding Country
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 2700 - 3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Yieldingtree from Churchill
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Walk 2466 - 4.8 miles / 7.6 km away
A Severn Valley Walk from Trimpley Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 2092 - 5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Highley from the Severn Valley Country Park
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Walk 3504 - 5.5 miles / 8.7 km away
Highley to Bewdley along the River Severn
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 2807 - 6.0 miles / 9.6 km away
The River Severn from Hampton Loade to Bridgnorth
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

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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