The Corvedale Three Castles Walk 11.5 miles (18.5 km) located in the Corvedale, Shropshire, England. The walk is classed as Easy and Heritage by the Long Distance Walkers Association. The walk nominally starts (and ends) at the public car park opposite the Swan Inn in Aston Munslow, but other starting points are possible although parking is limited. The walk goes past Broncroft Castle ( Corfham Castle (earthworks) ),( and Corfton Castle (earthworks) ),(. A leaflet is available detailing the walk and can be obtained from some local pubs and retailers. Some bed and breakfasts also have it available. In addition there is a book Castle and Corvedale ) available from the same sources.is a waymarked recreational circular walk of about
Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south. Shropshire Council was created in 2009, a unitary authority taking over from the previous county council and five district councils. The borough of Telford and Wrekin has been a separate unitary authority since 1998 but continues to be included in the ceremonial county.
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There are two pubs, both of which serve food, on the route:
The Corvedale has many hedgerows as well as wooded areas and coppices, so walkers can see much wildlife if they are observant. The signature species for the Corvedale is the Common Buzzard (the local bus is called The Buzzard).However Red Kites are also becoming quite common.
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