Section 2

Churchtown to Three Ashes
11.60 miles, 589 metres ascent

Starting from the church at Churchtown,  along Offaís Dyke and the Shropshire Way to Clun

Drop down to Clun with itís Norman castle, old bridge and interesting houses.

From Clun itís up to Black Hill and Sawdley Wood and onwards to Hopton Castle, scene of a grisly atrocity during the Civil War in 1644. Walk through the village and on to Three Ashes, the end of this section

Stop a while to explore Clun, an excellent place for lunch. At the top of the hill the churchyard has the graves of John Osborne and his wife, Helen

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