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Bury Ditches Hill Fort (13 miles)

SY7 8BD

 

Bury Ditches is a British Iron Age hill fort found between Clun and Bishops Castle in the Shropshire Hills. 

Bury Ditches is often rated as a spectacular example of a surviving hill fort as it forms a neat oval or elliptical shape and is situated on the crown of a hill called Sunnyhill and comprises of upto four multi-vallate ditches and rampart banks as part of its defesive earthworks and two well preserved entrance ways.

From the summit views are clear to the Long Mynd, Corndon Hill and the Shropshire Hils.

Waymared walks cross the site and pass through the woodlands below.  The Shropshrie Way and Jack Mytton Way pass below the site and Wild Edric's Way crosses adjacent to it.