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Shropshire Way 6 Coldgreen to Wilderhope

By Dave Roberts   

on December 9, 2011    No ratings yet.

Posted as a walk in – England, Europe, Shropshire

Shropshire Way 6 Coldgreen to Wilderhope

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Route Summary:

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18.16 km 461 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Hard Walk, LDP

Summits and Places on this Route


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Shropshire Way 6 Coldgreen to Wilderhope

Day 6 of the Shropshire Way agains serves up a hill first thing, with the summit of Brown Clee Hill at 540m, the highest point in Shropshire. This is a proper hilly day, across high moor, so hope for decent weather. The route ends in Wilderhope Manor YH  – which has a bar, shop and cafe for you to recover and stock up. This is a National Trust owned Elizabethan manor house built in 1586

. with a rich and varied history, including it’s resident ghost. You can visit even if you’re not in the youth hostel (follow the link for more information)

The Shropshire hills are a convenient get away if you want a hilly walk but the mountains of Snowdonia and the Lakes are too far to travel for the weekend.

The Route

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Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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