3.5 of 5 (6 votes)

Little Caradoc and Caer Caradoc

A leisurely walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) in Shropshire, England, about 7.30km (4.54 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:45h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 258m (846ft)
Loss 258m (846ft)
Max. Elevation 440m (1443ft)
Elevation (total) 516m (1692ft)
Start & End
Church Stretton station
Distance 7.30km
(4.54mi)
Duration ~2:45
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 08 Jul 2013
A route from Church Stretton station to Caer Caradoc and Little Caradoc. If you're feeling energetic you can do Long Mynd too!

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The Long Mynd

★★★★★ ★★★★★
A moderate, linear walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting in Shropshire, England, about 12.54km (7.79 mi) long, duration: ~4:45h.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SO455935
Starting Point of Walk
Cross Ways About 0.08 km (~0.05 miles) from
OS Grid SO456935
A Petrol Station here in case you need some snacks
Crossing About 0.09 km (~0.06 miles) from
OS Grid SO457936
Cross busy roads here
Stile into field About 0.71 km (~0.44 miles) from
OS Grid SO462940
Go over stile here minding the holly bush!
Junction in route About 1.34 km (~0.83 miles) from
OS Grid SO474946
Go up to Caer Caradoc Hill here or carry on to Little Caradoc
Gate to footpath About 0.64 km (~0.4 miles) from
OS Grid SO480950
Go through the gate for the ascent to Little Caradoc
Little Caradoc Summit About 0.88 km (~0.55 miles) from
OS Grid SO480958
Can be very windy. Mind those rabbit holes!
Caer Caradoc Hill About 0.59 km (~0.37 miles) from
OS Grid SO477953
You've made it! Well done.
Heading back About 1.25 km (~0.78 miles) from
OS Grid SO471942
Take the footpath on the south side of the hill back to waypoint 5, then retrace your steps home.
Back to the station About 1.72 km (~1.07 miles) from
OS Grid SO456934
Return to Church Stretton station for the train home.

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