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Embrace the enchanting winter landscapes of Shropshire with invigorating walks through frost-kissed fields, ancient woodlands, and charming villages. Discover the best winter walks in Shropshire, where picturesque scenery and rich history come alive in the colder months.

Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley: Winter Wonderland in Shropshire Hills

Explore the heart of Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as the Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley transform into a winter wonderland. With snow-dusted heather-covered hills and a tranquil Carding Mill stream, this area offers various trails for a peaceful winter stroll or a more challenging hike.

Find your route: https://churchstretton.co.uk/see-and-do/shropshire-hills/


Whixall Moss and Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve: Frosty Fenland Adventure

Experience a unique winter adventure at Whixall Moss, one of the UK’s largest and best-preserved peat bogs. Witness the frozen landscape, providing a rare glimpse of the delicate balance between nature and the elements. The circular trail showcases winter wildlife and the ethereal beauty of frost-covered flora.

Find your route: https://themeresandmosses.co.uk/visiting-the-mosses/walking-trails/


Stiperstones: Rugged Winter Expedition

For a rugged winter adventure, visit Stiperstones, where a dramatic quartzite ridge and the mysterious Devil’s Chair create an otherworldly setting. Enjoy panoramic views and a sense of solitude as you traverse the rocky terrain.

Find your route: https://churchstretton.co.uk/see-and-do/shropshire-hills/

Oswestry Hill Fort and Old Racecourse

Oswestry has some truly unique places to enjoy your daily plod. Oswestry Hill Fort being the best for panoramic views down to South Shropshire and across in Wales. Bringing a 4-legged friend? Oswestry’s Old Racecourse is one of the areas most dog-friendly destinations. Originally an 18th Century horse racing track, the racecourse is now 22 hectares of open space with a 3km figure of eight-track, perfect for a gentle winter walk!

Download the Oswestry Hill Fort trail here: http://www.shropshiresgreatoutdoors.co.uk/…/oswestry…/

Download the Old Oswestry Racecourse trail here: http://www.shropshiresgreatoutdoors.co.uk/site/oswestry-old-racecourse-common/

Wenlock Edge: Woodland Wonders in Winter

Uncover the enchanting Wenlock Edge, a limestone escarpment offering captivating woodland walks. Winter magic unfolds with ancient woodlands and exposed rock formations, creating a magical atmosphere. Follow the trails for panoramic views and the beauty of the winter season.

Find your route here: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/…/jenny-wind-walk…

Shropshire’s winter walks invite adventurers to explore diverse landscapes and rich history. Whether you seek a leisurely stroll through villages or a challenging hike in the hills, Shropshire has something for every winter wanderer. Bundle up, breathe in the crisp winter air, and embark on a journey through Shropshire’s best winter walks.

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