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Stiperstones Nature Reserve

Shrewsbury SY2 6AH, England
01743 792294
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Ranked #10 of 33 Attractions in Shrewsbury
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My grandparents have farmed here for nearly 60 years. My mother was born on the field across the land from the car park by Devils Chair (see the very straight lined trees? A house sat there years ago). For the last 25 years my grandparents have lived 2 fields up the road at Knolls Farm. This is my most treasured... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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60 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I've not been up there for many years, so needed to do a couple of visits to plan out a walk for a retired persons group. There were mixed abilities within our group, so pleased I could find a number of alternatives. Impressed with the all - ability trail, just off the car park. People in wheelchairs can use this... More

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West Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Awe inspiring. A place of wild, tragic beauty. We drove from Ludlow through the beautiful and very far from the Madding Crowd Shropshire countryside along narrow roads and in between sheep folds. The ascent up the Stipperstones was a gentle, easy climb that led onto a long, rock strewn ridge replete with outrageously purple heather and ghastly sharp rock formations.... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I love this place, such a fantastic view and somewhere you can reflect...or see if you can see where your friends live! Every year on Boxing Day there is the dash & dawdle held at 11am - fell runners set off first and then the ramblers after. Great fun and it helps work off that Christmas dinner, well if you... More

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newport shropshire uk
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Brilliant day out with grandchildren & dog ...... Had a nice walk to stiperstones & picked whim berries cranberries. Saw ravens around the rocks . Called the bog centre for tea & cakes .They also have local paintings by local artists & locally made craft jewellery

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Cordes-sur-Ciel
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

There is lots to see up here plus a great view from the stones. If you want a good walk you can find it. Take the tour of the old mines or see the unique holly trees where the leaves are prickly ow down to protect the leaves from being eaten but smooth leaves about above ther each of the... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Fantastic views, very well signposted. Parked at The Bog car park where you can start a walk without climbing too high. called in a lovely visitor centre where you could buy coffee and cake and lots of local cards and craft. A nice ending to a wonderful walk.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

we cycled up to the Stiperstones ! I would only recommend this if you have good climbing legs and nerves of steel for the descents! However, at the top, I was really impressed by the Easy Access trail.If you can't walk far, have a mobility scooter, or small children in pushchairs, then this is for you. It's a level ,... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
23 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

A lovely walk around striperstones with views that can match anywhere in the world great to see red kites and the welsh mountains in the distance

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

W visited here in middle of March 2014 for my Birthday. parked at the Knoll car park for free and took the lower path first from North end of car park looping back around and walked South down the high points. The views were stunning and the climb moderate, wear good walking boots are the path is very stony and... More

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