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Caer Caradoc

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Stunning views, worth the climb. We took the route from Church Stretton so there are some steep... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Lynn R
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Ripley, United Kingdom
Stunning views from ancient hill-fort

We had a great afternoon's walk over Caer Caradoc on Good Friday. It is a bit of a steep climb but... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
pattersa
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Coventry
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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 4 April 2016

Stunning views, worth the climb. We took the route from Church Stretton so there are some steep parts but it is a relatively easy climb, it took us about 3 hours from start to finish. The Iron Age Hill Fort at the top is clearly...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We had a great afternoon's walk over Caer Caradoc on Good Friday. It is a bit of a steep climb but worth it as it is a very atmospheric place with iron-age fortifications and volcanic rock formations with stunning views across Shropshire in all directions.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

Overlooks the little town of Church Stretton and the village of All Stretton; has panoramic views to the north towards The Wrekin, east to Wenlock Edge, and west over the nearby Long Mynd. On a clear day you can see the hills of north-east Wales...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Enjoyed a wonderful walk with my family. Kids changed from reluctant teenagers into hearty hikers in the space of a couple of hours.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Voseneo
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is a fairly easy walk up to the top or can be added to a longer ridge walk, great views of Church Stretton

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank carol r
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We had a fantastic afternoon walk up Caer Caradoc - took about 3 hours roundtrip. Well worth the 1.25 hour drive from Birmingham.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

We walked up and over Caer Caradoc and on to Lawley beyond which was an excellent days walk out of Church Stretton. The paths were very good and the views over Church Stretton, The Long Mynd, The wrekin and Wenlock Edge were fantastic.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This is one of those walks that you really have to do because it is there. The climb up is challenging but worth the effort. The caves on top are ideal to shelter in should you be up on top when the rain starts to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Danny C
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We loved this walk, started at base walked around and climbed the steep end to top (can walk further round for gentler incline) and walked all across the top. Brilliant! About 5 miles.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Michele N
Reviewed 13 July 2015

CAER CARADOC approx. 450 metres high with Iron Age hill fort around the summit. Part of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - AONB. An hour or so of strenuous walk via the route I describe below will see you to the top....More

Date of experience: June 2015
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