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Kinver Edge & Blakeshall from Holy Austin Rock
Introduction to Walk 3003

Photo from the walk - Kinver Edge & Blakeshall from Holy Austin Rock

County/Area - Staffordshire & Worcestershire

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 4.3 miles / 6.9 km

Ascent - 770 feet / 233 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

This walk visits Kinver Edge and Blakeshall. The sandstone ridge of Kinver Edge is shared between South Staffordshire and North Worcestershire. Starting from Holy Austin Rock, near Kinver, the ridge is famous for its troglodyte dwellings: homes cut directly out of the red sandstone. 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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