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The Fauld Crater from Hanbury
Introduction to Walk 1327

Photo from the walk - The Fauld Crater from Hanbury

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 1.7 miles / 2.8 km

Ascent - 60 feet / 18 metres

Time - 1 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

This Staffordshire stroll visits the site of the largest non-nuclear explosion in the world - the Fauld Crater. It is an easy walk and offers an interesting diversion for an hour or so. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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