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Stiperstones

Stiperstones, Shrewsbury SY5 0LZ, UK

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About Stiperstones

The Stiperstones is a distinctive hill in the county of Shropshire, England. The quartzite rock of the ridge formed some 480 million years ago. During the last Ice Age Stiperstones lay on the eastern margin of the Welsh ice sheet. At 536 metres above sea level it is the second-highest hill in the county, surpassed only by Brown Clee Hill. It offers a nice view of this area and also climbing this hill is also quiet challenging.


Attractions near Stiperstones

Stiperstones National Nature Reserve1.18km from Stiperstones

The Stiperstones are a series of  rocky outcrops spread along a beautiful ridge in South Shropshire with stunning views over Shropshire Hills and the Welsh border.  This nature reserve is home to  a rich variety of birdlife including red kites, red grouse & skylarks. There is open and well-used public access to the reserve. The Stiperstones Stomp is an 8km path that takes in the sights of the ridge and surrounding countryside, while there are also a number of shorter alternative routes and a 650

Snailbeach Lead Mine2.27km from Stiperstones

Snailbeach was once one of the most productive lead mines in the world. Several funded projects over the last twenty years have restored many areas and buildings including Black Tom shaft headgear and recently restored ‘jigger’, the Locomotive Shed, Miners’ “Dry”, Winding Engine House and the Blacksmiths Shop. There are also many other buildings to explore including the Compressor House and Cornish Engine house.

The Bog 2.46km from Stiperstones

The Bog is a former mining community in Shropshire, England. It lies 6 miles north of Bishops Castle, east of the A488, at grid reference SO355979. It was once a busy village with over 200 buildings. Now only a few remain. The local mines produced lead and barytes until the early 20th century.  The mine at The Bog and the adjacent Stiperstones outcrop were only viable because of a geological movement; over time the movement of the tectonic plates landed at this site.

Long Mynd - Pole Bank7.96km from Stiperstones

Long Mynd – Pole Bank is a summit in the Long Mynd region or range in England. It is 516 metres high. All the walking routes up Long Mynd – Pole Bank on Mud and Routes can be found below. The top can be identified by the trig point. The highest point on the Long Mynd is Pole Bank (1,693 ft, 516 m); this and the adjacent hill of Caer Caradoc are classed as Marilyns.

Carding Mill Valley is a great place to begin your exploration of the beautiful Shropshire Hills.  One of the p0luylar location with walkers and mountain bikers.  The Long Mynd is a heath and moorland plateau that forms part of the Shropshire Hills in Shropshire, England. Unique locations and is famous among the adventure lovers.

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Shropshire84 attractions

Shropshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. It is bordered by Wales to the west and the English counties of Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, Worcestershire to the southeast, and Herefordshire to the south.