Downs Banks near Barlaston

Introduction to Walk 2917

Photo from the walk - Downs Banks near Barlaston

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Grade - easy

This walk explores an attractive area of Staffordshire woodland and heath between Stone and Barlaston. The route includes some excellent views over the surrounding countryside and also further afield into neighbouring Shropshire.

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Walk Description

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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