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Caer Caradoc

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Fantastic hill fort with great views

Double ditch and rampart hill fort, with great history of Prince Faradic/Caratacus. Good to walk... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
SandyChurchStretton
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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
Brilliant wee mountain

Great walk up this lovely hill. Outstanding views, great ridgewalk and easy access from the town... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
DrBobCheshire
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Cheshire
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All reviews great walk great views from the top long mynd hill fort worth the effort walk up shropshire hills cave summit ascent climb wrekin paths footpath farm scenery picnic
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Double ditch and rampart hill fort, with great history of Prince Faradic/Caratacus. Good to walk up, with wonderful views of the Shropshire Hills.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SandyChurchStretton
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Great walk up this lovely hill. Outstanding views, great ridgewalk and easy access from the town. Recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DrBobCheshire
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Great walk and views but very steep if you climb from Cromley. I suffer with slight vertigo and didn’t like the climb. We didn’t do the steep descent to Church Stretton but the more gentle descent back to Cardington which was fine. Next time we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jiver31
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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank anthonyfj
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank HalfyB
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 9nivek
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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Chappers48
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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Traveltales2
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jane T
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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