Moreton Corbet is the ruin of a half-castle half-stately home in Shropshire, a beautiful and peaceful place on the edge of a tiny village, surrounded by fields. The castle was built over a period of 500 years and abandoned in the 18th century when the family moved to another property. It’s a fascinating place to explore, a mix of building materials and styles, and lots of little details to admire.
Moreton Corbet – 9th July 2017
Earls Hill and Pontesford Hill are located near Pontesbury, Shropshire. It’s a steep climb for amazing views across Shropshire and over to Wales. There are 2 Iron Age hill forts up there, a perfect position to defend yourself against the neighbours, and the earthworks and embankments are still clearly defined.
Ordnance Survey/ Bing maps
Look at the contours on that! I’m so unfit, it was really hard work to get up there, but definitely worth it 🙂
In traditional bank holiday style, Friday night might be the last sunshine of the weekend…
Just passed The Wrekin on the train – almost home 🙂