Sunday 6th March 2022 - Burrow Hill

Leader:- Bill Fowler:- Tel. 01743 874298 or E Mail or on the day 07527 946056

Walk 11.5 miles with 2000 ft. of ascent. C Grade.

Park at Aston on Clun in the Community Hall car park off Broome Road, the B4369. This is just south of its junction with the B4368. Grid ref:- SO395815.

Meet at the Abbey at 9 am or please advise me if you intend to go directly to Aston on Clun.

Journey time from Shrewsbury approx. 40 minutes.

We pass the Arbor Tree, ascend Hopesay Hill, skirt Wart Hill, the paths over which are currently closed due to many fallen trees and extensive forestry operations, and thence to Horderley where we contemplate the remnants of a past transport system up the Valley of the Onny. Over Ridgeway Hill and up Burford Bank before descending to Hopesay. Passing Hopesay Church with its information board the final climb ascends to the well preserved Burrow Hill Fort giving fine views from the highest point on the walk. Thence back down to Aston on Clun.