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Shropshire Way at the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve

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Shropshire Way at the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve

Caption - The rocks on the left are the Devil's Chair, with Manstone Rock in the distance. The Stiperstones is a hill in Shropshire. The quartzite rock of the ridge formed about 480 million years ago. During the last Ice Age, the Stiperstones lay on the eastern edge of the Welsh ice sheet. At 536 metres (1,759 ft) above sea level it is the second-highest hill in Shropshire. The Stiperstones are known for a series of tors of quartzite, there are six main tors, Shepherd's Rock, Devil's Chair, Manstone Rock, Cranberry Rock, Nipstone Rock and the Rock.

Walk 1871 : Snailbeach & the Stiperstones

Photographer : Mat Fascione

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Shropshire Hills

This National Landscape (formerly AONB) consists of a number of areas of hills centered on Church Stretton. The hills are known for the variety, extensive network of paths and wonderful scenery. The most popular hills are the Long Mynd but others including Wenlock Edge, the Stiperstones and those around Clun are also gaining in popularity. More Information

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