A Shrewsbury viewpoint

We had to make a call in northern Shrewsbury earlier in the afternoon, just off the High Ercall road. A mile or two along that road is Haughmond Hill – let’s stretch our legs! It’s more a forest than a hill – mostly wooded and just a whisker over 500′ (153m) above sea level at its highest point. However, its south-west flank falls away steeply below some rocky outcrops revealing, on a good day, superb views ranging from the Wrekin in the east, through the south Shropshire hills to the Welsh border hills in the west. In that sense, today wasn’t a good day – the views qualifying as ‘pleasant’ rather than superb, but in all other respects it was a most enjoyable short outing.

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