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Bodenham, Shatterford Wood and Castle Hill
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Photo from the walk - Bodenham, Shatterford Wood and Castle Hill

County/Area - Worcestershire

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 3 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This is a walk through rural Worcestershire over rolling green hills and through scarcely visited woodland. Passing Bodenham Arboretum, the walk includes managed, landscaped woods and forestry woodland. With superb views into three counties and Kinver Edge, the walk just manages to stay in a corner of Worcestershire, sandwiched between Staffordhire and Shropshire.

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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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