Dark Skies Discovery Sites Church Stretton

A Dark Skies Discovery Site is a place where the Milky Way (not the chocolate bar) is visible in the night sky with the naked eye. There are four Dark Skies Discovery Sites across the Long Mynd, Church Stretton. These locations need to be accessible to the public and have a good clear view of […]

Hill Bagging

I knew about Munro bagging but had not realised there was other classifications for hills and mountains. A Munro is a mountain over 3,000 feet. If haven’t you heard of Munro bagging, it is where some people who like climbing, ¬†climb all the mountains in Scotland over 3,000 feet? Their aim being to climb all […]

Long Mynd

The Long Mynd is the back drop to Church Stretton, seven miles north of Craven Arms. The Long Mynd is approximately 7 miles long by 3 miles wide. The highest point is Pole Bank at 516 metres (1,693 feet) above sea level. It is classed as a Marilyn. Much of the Long Mynd is owned […]