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Caer Caradoc

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Cwms Lane, Church Stretton SY6 7JT, England
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Hard walk - fantastic views

Not an easy, though fairly short walk, as it is very steep but you will be rewarded with a... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
anthonyfj
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Telford, United Kingdom
Good for a day's walk or a long half day. Quite rough going in places.

Make sure you are equipped with boots, waterproofs and a map or guide. Access in winter was via... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
HalfyB
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Manchester
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Cwms Lane, Church Stretton SY6 7JT, England
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Not an easy, though fairly short walk, as it is very steep but you will be rewarded with a fantastic ridge walk and panoramic views especially of the other local hills and the Wrekin. A place of real history - look out for Caractacs' cave...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Make sure you are equipped with boots, waterproofs and a map or guide. Access in winter was via VERY muddy fields and tracks. Great views and an interesting historical connection with Caradoc / Caractacus.

Thank HalfyB
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The steep and windy site of a Roman fort. Southernmost ascent/descent is steeper and rougher than northern. In wet or icy weather, it's easier to walk south-to-north than vv.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Walked up here yesterday having parked near New House Farm. Followed footpath around edge of field, through gate, across stream, then brutally uphill. We’re reasonably fit nearly 50s, but this was hard work. Descended on a slightly less step path down into the valley and...More

Thank Chappers48
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We walked (or puffed) our way up Caer Caradoc and were treated to a wonderful clear view on the "summit'. The under 50's in our group found it pretty easy going but as an reasonably unfit 60+ is was a little tough but well worth...More

1  Thank Traveltales2
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We walked up to Caer Caradoc while we were on holiday in the area. You can still see the remains of the old hill fort with great views across the county and beyond

Thank Jane T
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Early start as we knew rain was coming in at lunchtime. This was an excellent walk up from church stretton. Great views from the top

Thank hartlovap
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Quite a tough short assent but a good walk. Unfortunately it was cloudy so the view wasn't good but easy access from Church Stretton.

Thank ShropshireSunshine
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must if in the area the views are brilliant, but it's quite a climb so get your walking boots on it will be worth it, even on a dull day it's great fun

Thank Gramlx
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Good walk, but some paths can get overgrown. Need good weather, but great views over the long mynd and Church Stretton

Thank Tony P
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