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Bromfield Priory and Beyond

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General information

A circular walk along field paths and lanes in South Shropshire.  Soon after setting off, we pass St Mary's Church and the medieval priory gatehouse (now a Landmark Trust holiday property).  We then walk upstream, close to the River Teme as far as Downton Gorge with its ornate bridge and semi-circular weir (mesmerising when viewed from above!).  We can enjoy broad views of the Clee Hills and the Long Mynd, once we leave the gorge. Total ascent: 124 metres.  Social distancing will be possible throughout this walk.

Terrain / Difficulty

An easy walk using public footpaths (some stiles) and quiet country lanes. Only one steepish incline, as we leave the river. May be muddy in a couple of places after recent rainfall. This is Autumn, after all!

Approximate Distance

7 miles

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