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Guided Walking in Britain

Shropshire Hills       Church Stretton

The town of  Church Stretton is an ideal base from which to explore the Shropshire Hills and the Welsh borders. From here, there are outstanding walks to the Long Mynd, Caer Caradoc and Ragleth Hill, while travelling a little further afield enables a wider exploration of the scenic hiking county of the Welsh border.

2024 Guided walking holidays  operate weekly starting Fridays from May through October. Walkers stay at the same hotel for seven nights. Days start and end with a short bus ride so the walks are in the most spectacular parts of the island.  Three different guided walks are offered each day. You choose according to your fitness and ability.

High Season prices start at 1089 GBP per person for one week based on double occupancy. (approximately $1900 Cdn)
Non-member associate fee 30 GBP per person.
Single rooms with no single supplement are offered but with limited availability

Seven nights first class accommodation with private bath
Three meals a day
Guided walking programme with a choice of three walks daily
Transportation in conjunction with the walks

Getting to Church Stretton:  There is a small train station in Church Stretton so the town can be accessed by British Rail.

Walking: Each day there is a choice of three guided walks:
Easier walks        5.5 - 7 miles per day with up to 1275 ft of ascent
Medium walks      8.5 - 9 miles per day with up to 1650 ft of ascent
Harder walks      10.5 - 12.5 miles per day with up to 2525 ft of ascent.

When you are not walking: 
The attractive small town of Church Stretton is a 10 minute walk from the hotel and the larger town of Ludlow is 20 minutes by train. Here you will find medieval buildings and a castle.  A working farm museum has recreated a Victorian farm near the town of Church Stretton.
LONGMYND dates from 1901 and is set in a wonderful elevated location above the town of Church Stretton. With excellent walks on the doorstep it is an excellent base for walking holidays. Facilities include a heated swimming pool, laundry facilities and bar.
Non-smoking rooms have private bathroom, TV, wifi, hairdryer.
All meals are included with a hot or cold breakfast buffet, a generous self-select picnic lunch and a hearty three-course evening meal. There is always a vegetarian option..

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