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Caer Caradoc from Church Stretton
Introduction to Walk 1097

Photo from the walk - Caer Caradoc from Church Stretton

Region - Shropshire Hills

County/Area - Shropshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 960 feet / 291 metres

Grade - easy/mod

The walk to the summit of Caer Caradoc from Church Stretton is a classic walk in the area. The benefits of the views have been appreciated since the iron age. There is a stiff climb to the summit but the effort is rewarded with superb panoramas across the Shropshire countryside through much of the walk. 

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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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