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Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley (Part 2)

Wednesday 24th August 2016

Having arrived at Lightspout waterfall, I now faced two options in continuing this walk…

I could retrace my way along the rocky route and continue up Mort’s Road to the hilltops. Or, I could tackle an immediate scramble up beside the waterfall…

Either way, I was destined for the summit of the Long Mynd.

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Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley (Part 1)

Wednesday 24th August 2016

This was it. A walk I had been highly anticipating, in the run-up to my Shropshire Hills getaway.

It began with a drive to Church Stretton, where I’d be looking to explore the Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley.

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Shropshire Highlights

At around 18.00 on Thursday, I returned home after a very long long weekend in Shropshire.

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It was my first time camping alone for four nights and I imagine to get a lot done within the space of five days. In this post, I’ll run over the highlights of my trip, with more detailed blog posts to follow at a later date.

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To Shropshire

I’m officially heading to Shropshire in a couple of weeks, for my second camping trip/British adventure of the summer.

Shropshire OS Maps

My pitch has been booked at the camp site and, in this post, I’m going to list a few of the items I hope to achieve there.

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