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Shelve & the Stiperstones, from the Bog
Introduction to Walk 1809

Photo from the walk - Shelve & the Stiperstones, from the Bog

Region - Shropshire Hills

County/Area - Shropshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1405 feet / 426 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

High ground in Shropshire with excellent views is the basis for this route.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2083
Linley Hill and Linley from The Bog
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3395
0.8 miles / 1.2 km away
The Stiperstones Ridge from the Knolls
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3422
0.8 miles / 1.2 km away
Ratlinghope & the Stiperstones from the Knolls
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3596
0.8 miles / 1.2 km away
The Stiperstones from the Knolls
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km
Walk 3045
0.8 miles / 1.2 km away
The Stiperstones & Blakemoor Flat from the Knolls
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1072
1.7 miles / 2.7 km away
Stiperstones low level circular
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2745
2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Betchcott Hills & Pole Bank from Bridges
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1205
2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Adstone Hill, Medlicott and the Long Mynd from Bridges
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3529
2.9 miles / 4.7 km away
Stiperstones from Snailbeach
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2814
3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Corndon Hill from near Preist Weston
Grade - easy
Length - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km
Walk 1832
3.7 miles / 6.0 km away
The Hollies & Poles Coppice from near Habberley
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

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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