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Capler Camp and Mancell's Ferry Walk

Saturday 24th June

As part of the Herefordshire Walking Festival (walk number 51) Landscape Origins of the Wye Valley - a circular walk from the banks of the River Wye to Mancell's Ferry, Rise Farm and Caplor Farm and over Capler Camp looking at the landscape of the Wye Valley.

   

The walkers set out alongside the Wye with Capler Hill in the background

 

 

Huw Sherlock explains the Capler quarries

 

 

Towards Mansell's Ferry with Ballingham wood on the left

 

 

Mansell's Ferry

 

 

Rise Farm

 

 

A welcome break at Rise Farm

 

 

The barn at Rise Farm

 

 

An ancient hollow-way at Rise Farm

 

 

A lynchett at Rise Farm

 

 

Towards Caplor Farm

 

 

Field at Caplor Farm

 

 

Picnic lunch in the hill-fort at Capler Hill

 

 

The interior of Capler Camp hill-fort

 

 

looking south from Capler

 

 

The Wye from the western edge of Capler

 

 

An old cider press

 

 

and the last mile back to the car park

   
   

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