The Gaer Stone and the Battle Stones

After lunch in Church Stretton, there’s time for a short wander on the Hope Bowdler hills, visiting the remarkable outcrop of the Gaer Stone, then walking to the other end of the ridge at the Battle Stones. It’s windy and it’s cold, but when the sun shines the light is lovely. We head back toward the car in the lee of the wind, and the sun’s gone behind some thicker clouds. Time for home.

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Doing the pools…

Walking from Telford town centre (the bus station, to be precise) to Ironbridge (where I’ll catch a bus home again), taking advantage of a bright and pleasant day. There are several possible routes, and this one, more by accident than design, takes me past numerous small lakes and pools on the way to Coalbrookdale. From the dale, I’ll walk beside the river to Ironbridge.

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