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Stiperstones Nature Reserve

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Fantastic panorama over Shropshire to the industrial east back over the Welsh border to the west... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
Charles F
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Newtown, United Kingdom
Iconic place in the Shropshire Hills, featured in Mary Webb's wonderful novel and the classic film adaptation

This is an iconic part of the Shropshire Hills.It is an ideal spot to visit for those who wish to... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2019
David C
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 January 2019

Fantastic panorama over Shropshire to the industrial east back over the Welsh border to the west, easily accessible, several car parks, long and short walks, food pubs dotted around the base.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charles F
Reviewed 23 January 2019

This is an iconic part of the Shropshire Hills.It is an ideal spot to visit for those who wish to experience a rich natural environment. Take in the beautiful panorama in every direction and clamber on the ancient tors, or make it part of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Wonderful walk, with amazing views of the Shropshire hills. The colours across the reserve (even in winter) with the different shrubs and plants is lovely. Great information given about the wildlife and plant life as you walk along as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

If you want to "get away from it all,"take the shuttle bus,get off then walk-----miles of open space and very fresh air.Take waterproof clothing,warm woolies and wear stout footwear as it is not only rough walking but boggy in places.The mist comes down rapidly so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

When the weather is right you can't think of a better place to walk to enjoy the views to all corners of the county Sensible foot ware recommended

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

April-September, there is a shuttle bus to Stiperstones. We went in October and took the 552 which is not frequent but does go. Started the circular hike with the help of a Viewranger trail, but there are also different paths to choose from. Can be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

An amazing place with stunning views, but wrap up in warm clothing it can be really windy and cold, but worth the visit

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jan W
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Good walk, uneven surface underfoot so need to be wary. Hollies nature reserve interesting, ancient holly trees and Romans.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank liz b
Reviewed 10 October 2018

With the massive views you get a real feel for the land and the history. The peaceful farms look like something out of a seventeenth century painting. You can see why the armies of the past traveled this way. Easy walk to the top from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Billhouse
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A lovely walk up to the top of stiperstones with lovely views as you climb. The Devils chair can be hard underfoot to walk too so good walking boots are a must to protect your ankles.

Date of experience: October 2018
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weedy3883
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Response from RDJWilson | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the paths are clear, but better with a map as several routes around and not all sign posted.
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