With dramatic, unspoilt landscapes of wooded valleys and moorland hills, Church Stretton was the first town in the Midlands to be awarded ‘Walkers are Welcome’ status. With its tree-lined streets and historic buildings, it’s well worth a visit. Great biking trails too!
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On the outskirts of Ludlow, Mortimer Forest straddles the Shropshire and Herefordshire border and is a perfect place for some breathing space. Ideal for long walks with the dog. Three car parks around the edge of the forest offer different experiences each time you visit.
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Walks from Brook Farm
There are some lovely walks in the surrounding area. An amble around Brook Farm is a nice way to pass half an hour in the afternoon or before dinner.