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Caer Caradoc & Hope Bowder Hill from Church Stretton
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Photo from the walk - Caer Caradoc & Hope Bowder Hill from Church Stretton

Region - Shropshire Hills

County/Area - Shropshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1550 feet / 470 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Shropshire walk includes the summits of Caer Caradoc and Hope Bowder Hill. The start is bustling centre of Church Stretton. The scenery is good and the views of the Long Mynd from the summit of Caer Caradoc are ample reward for the steep uphill climb to its rocky summit. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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