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Wonderful atmospheric place

This is a very special place with fabulous panoramic views. I always seem to be lucky with the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
The_Pilgrim_Mother
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Newport, United Kingdom
Nice little walk

Don't go with high expectations. There's a few standing stones and a plaque with a map on it... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Andy-fin-c
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a very special place with fabulous panoramic views. I always seem to be lucky with the weather here. There's not much parking but I've always managed to find a place. I really feel as if I'm walking in the path of the ancients...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Don't go with high expectations. There's a few standing stones and a plaque with a map on it. Lovely views of the countryside and a pleasant walk about, you can walk to another nearby stone circle . It's accessed via some narrow country roads. Not...More

Thank Andy-fin-c
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted a walk that wasn't too difficult as we had small children. Great views and space for youngsters to run around. Saw a raven. The road to the car park is a bit bumpy so take it slowly.

Thank notoriousnine
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Mitchells Fold is an incomplete neolithic stone circle sited on Stapeley Hill, near Shelve in Shropshire. For those interested in neolithic archeology it is worth a visit despite only having 15 stones of a presumed original 30 remaining. It lies on a well trodden (and...More

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The Stones are easily accessible from the carpark (small so might be crowded in summer). The views around the stones are beautiful and it's a relatively easy walk to take in the surrounding scenery of most of Shropshire. The stones also...More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were on our way to Bishop's Castle when we saw a signpost with "Stone Circle",so decided to have a look -we thought we had got lost,the "road" was so bad,very bumpy! We reached the end of the road,and is a small car park-still no...More

Thank terrytraveller51
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A fantastic location, high up on a hill, with great views. The stone circle itself has 15 stones. Very atmospheric whatever the weather. Pity the English Heritage sign makes no mention of the folklore about the site, which kids and adults would love! For that,...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We visited here on a beautiful sunny day. Originally we parked at the end of the lane before realising people were driving up the lane. There is a very small parking area at the top, there was room for us. then a small walk up...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This stone circle is NOT a tourist trap. It sits in a field off the beaten path. While it is an official "English Heritage" site, and marked as such on the road leading to the approach, there is no welcome center, no bathrooms, and no...More

Thank TravelBuff97
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Visited on a warm and sunny March afternoon. Parked a little way off and walked up to the circle. Great historic site to look around. The views are stunning into the local valleys. Some "wit" had set a fire in the middle of the stones...More

Thank Rich J
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