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Bredon Hill circular from Elmley Castle
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Photo from the walk - Bredon Hill circular from Elmley Castle

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Worcestershire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.6 miles / 17.2 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 7 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A demanding Worcestershire walk around the Bredon Hill plateau. The route offers superb vistas in all directions including the Malvern Hills, Vale of Evesham and the Severn Valley. The walk generally follows well marked paths and bridleways although careful navigation is needed in places. 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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