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Betchcott Hills & Pole Bank from Bridges
Introduction to Walk 2745

Photo from the walk - Betchcott Hills & Pole Bank from Bridges

Region - Shropshire Hills

County/Area - Shropshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1340 feet / 406 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Shropshire walk visits the Betchcott Hills and the Long Mynd. Starting from Bridges the route explores the quieter flanks of these popular hills. The views from Pole Bank, the highest point on the Long Mynd, area very good. 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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