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in the county of Shropshire

About Little Stretton

Little Stretton lies in a charming rural area a short distance from the old town of Church Stretton. It has a number of picturesque Victorian cottages scattered around leafy lanes, as well as handsome properties from the 16th and 17th centuries.

However, the interest of the village is mostly centred upon its quaint thatched church. Although timber framed, the church is not as old as is first thought. Interestingly, it is an early "kit" building of 1903 which was assembled on site, with the thatch being a latter addition. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is well worth seeing for not only is it a pretty black and white building, but inside is full of character, with wood panelling and open bench seats and a fine late 20th century altar cloth.

This is a village that is extremely popular with walkers, and is locally known as the start for walking the Long Mynd.

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Stokesay Castle in Shropshire

Stokesay (41 Pictures)

in the county of Shropshire

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction S of Little Stretton)

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Acton Burnell (16 Pictures)

in the county of Shropshire

(8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction NE of Little Stretton)

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Clun (43 Pictures)

in the county of Shropshire

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction SW of Little Stretton)

Rising at the side of the River Clun from which the town takes its name, this charming little place offers much of interest...

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Ludlow (136 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Shropshire

(11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction S of Little Stretton)

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Overton (1 Pictures)

in the county of Shropshire

(12.8 miles, 20.7 km, direction S of Little Stretton)

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Carding Mill Valley & Long Mynd (11 Pictures)

(1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction N)

The bleak, heather clad Long Mynd lies to the west Of Church Stretton. It is a long lonely stretch covering some 10 miles in.....

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The Long Mynd (16 Pictures)

(2.5 miles, 4.1 km, direction NW)


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Stiperstones (9 Pictures)

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction NW)

The Stiperstones lie amongst the magnificent hill scenery of Shropshire and at 1,762 feet are the second highest range in the.....

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Stokesay Castle (75 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction S)

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Acton Burnell Castle (4 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction NE)

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Clun Castle (30 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction SW)

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