Walk 3003

Kinver Edge & Blakeshall from Holy Austin Rock

County/Area - Staffordshire & Worcestershire

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 4.3 miles / 6.9 km

Ascent - 770 feet / 233 metres

Grade - easy

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.

Walk Description

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- OS Explorer - Sheet 218 BUY MAP

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- OS Landranger - Sheet 138 BUY MAP

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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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