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Caer Caradoc

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Brilliant wee mountain

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

Reviewed 5 days ago
DrBobCheshire
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Cheshire
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 4 April 2018
anthonyfj
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank DrBobCheshire
Reviewed 12 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

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Reviewed 4 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

1  Thank anthonyfj
Reviewed 1 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
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.

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

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

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

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 10 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
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.

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