GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Shropshire Hills Walks

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Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Caer Caradoc9 miles (14 km)Climb to the 1500 ft (459 m) summit of this distinctive hill in the Shropshire Hills AONB. The walk starts at Church Stretton, near the train station, and takes you to the Caer Caradoc summit where you will find an ancient hill fort. There are fabulous views of The Wrekin, Long Mynd, Carding Mill Valley, Wenlock Edge, the hills of North Wales and the Brecon Beacons. The walk then descends towards Comley and continues to the pretty village of Cardington. From here you return to Church Stretton via Willstone Hill, passing Hope Bowdler Hill on the way. View Full Details>>
Carding Mill Valley3 miles (5 km)Visit a lovely reservoir and waterfall on this short walk in the Shropshire Hills AONB. The walk starts at the National Trust's Carding Mill Valley visitor centre and car park in Church Stretton. You begin by following a pretty stream uphill on a good stony path before bearing left on New Pool Hollow to visit the pretty reservoir. You'll pass mill pools and the 2500 year old Bodbury Ring hill fort on the way. The walk then continues uphill to Lightspot Hollow where you will find a waterfall in a beautiful V-shaped valley lined withbilberry, bracken and heather. You can look out for trout in the pools and stonechats, buzzards and red kitesin the air. View Full Details>>
Church Stretton6 miles (10 km)This attractive market town is a great place for exploring the Shropshire HillsArea of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is located close to the lovely Carding Mill Valley and Long Mynd with various long distance trails also running through the area. View Full Details>>
Clee Hills12 miles (19 km)Visit Titterstone Clee Hilland Brown Clee Hillon this challenging walk in the Shropshire Hills AONB. Titterstone Clee stands at a height of 1,749 feet (533m) while Brown Clee at 1,772 feet (540m), is the highest peak in Shropshire. The views from the hills are truly wonderful with the Welsh Mountains of Snowdonia, Cadair Idris, theBrecon Beacons, and the Black Mountains visible. Views across the Shropshire Hills AONB including Long Mynd, Caer Caradoc and Stiperstones are also marvellous. To the south are theMalvern Hillsand theCotswolds, and to the east are theClent Hills,Turner's Hill, and Barr Beacon. To the north isCannock Chase and thePeak DistrictincludingThe Roachesand Winter Hill. View Full Details>>
Corndon Hill2 miles (4 km)Climb to this prominent hill in Powys and enjoy wonderful views over the Long Mynd and Stiperstones on this lovely walk on the Wales-England border. View Full Details>>
Long Mynd6 miles (9 km)This circular walk takes you to Pole Bank, the highest point on the Long Mynd in the Shropshire Hills AONB. Much of this beautiful area is owned and managed by theNational Trust so there are good footpaths to follow to the 516m (1,693ft) summit. View Full Details>>
Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle2 miles (3.8 km)Visit this fascinatingBronze Age stonecircle and enjoy a hike across Stapeley Common and Stapeley Hill, on this lovely circular walk on the Wales - England border. It's a very beautiful and atmospheric area with the ancient stones surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Shropshire Hills AONB. View Full Details>>
Much Wenlock6 miles (9.5 km)A circular walk around the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock, visiting the Wenlock Priory before exploring the surrounding countryside. There's nice views of the Shropshire hills including the famous Wrekin. View Full Details>>
Pontesbury and Pontesford Hill3 miles (5.4 km)This circular walk from the village of Pontesbury climbs to Earl's Hill and Pontesford Hill for lovely views over the Shropshire countryside. There's much to enjoy with woodland trails, an Iron Age Hillfort and a variety of flora and fauna in the nature reserve area. Look out for the pretty bluebells in the woodland area during the spring months. In the summer you can see orange tip butterflies fluttering around the many wildflowers. View Full Details>>
Shropshire Way139 miles (224 km)This walk takes you through some of the most beautiful countryside in Shropshire. You will visit Shrewsbury, Clun (with its ruined castle), Ludlow, Clee Hills, Wenlock Edge, Ironbridge and The Wrekin, where there are some truly spectacular views of this splendid county. The walk begins at Grindley Brook, near Whitchurch, and runs along a circuit to finish a Wem. View Full Details>>
Stiperstones9 miles (15 km)The area around this Shropshire Hill is fantastic for walking and cycling. This walk takes you to the 536m (1,759ft) Stiperstones summit where you can enjoy fabulous views of the area. View Full Details>>
The Wrekin5 miles (8 km)This popular walk takes you to the summit of this iconic Shropshire Hill. View Full Details>>
Wenlock Edge19 miles (31 km)Wenlock Edge runs from Craven Armsto Much Wenlock, in the Shropshire Hills AONB. This walk follows the 19mi (31km) limestone escarpment using the footpaths of the Shropshire Way and the Jack Mytton Way long distance routes. View Full Details>>
Wenlock Edge Circular Walk5 miles (8 km)This circular walk from Much Wenlock explores the eastern end of the beautiful Wenlock Edge. On the way you'll visit old quarries, follow peaceful woodland trails and enjoy fine views over the Shropshire Hills. In the summer months you can also enjoy lots of wildflowers and the smell of wild garlic. It's about a 5 mile route with some moderate climbing on the way. View Full Details>>

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