Name:Long Mynd - Pole Bank
Hill number:2840
Height:516.6m / 1695ft
SMC/RHB Section:38A: Shropshire
County/UA:Shropshire
Topographical area:EC02 Clee-corndon
Catchment:Severn
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,Dew,Cm)
Grid ref:SO 41521 94444
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:190.9m
Col:325.7m  SO 4009 9954  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 137
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Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Yearlet and then Pole Bank using the well worn paths from Devilsmouth Hollow CP.summitter28/06/2024
https://www.strava.com/activities/11127942580 MammothonSleepwa1ker07/04/2024
Happened to come across this hill while visiting the last Sin eater grave nearby. Amazing views.Kniverbee29/03/2024
from nearest car parkunderhill19/03/2024
Parked at NT Carding Mill car park. Circular walk up past Light Spout waterfall, around to the trig point and back via Pole Cottage and the ridge down to Little Stretton. Breezy and overcast with occasional showers. With Gillian, Alec, Clare, Helen and Peter.richard6916/03/2024
Part of a walk from Lydham to Church Strettonsatterthwaite06/02/2024
Took the lightspout waterfall route up from Carding Mill Valley then across the top of the Long Mynd to Pole Bank.jessicahickman31/01/2024
Took the waterfall route up to Pole Bank, carried on to the Pole Bank hut for lunch then returned via the main route back down to Carding Mill Valley.jessicahickman08/11/2023
With LJanet M15/09/2023
https://www.strava.com/activities/9778274695 Stretton Skyline Fell RaceSleepwa1ker03/09/2023
Whilst working away from home a short evening walk on the 3rd of The Shropshire Six Summits (Long Mynd). Used for navigation practice, Overcast clouds, 12°C, Feels like 11°C, Wind 14mph from SSW, visibility >6mihiglett10/07/2023
Nice steady walk and free parking at Pole Cottage, views are amazing.Brian Chambers05/07/2023
Second visit, with Amalcorbett01/06/2023
With a large crowd for a revisit.PeterD01/04/2023
24km circular walk from All Stretton, over Long Mynd and back over Ragleth Hill and Caer Ceradoc. Cloudy but dry and quite warm for February. Ravens, Plovers, kite, kestrel, woodpecker, ponies.douglas_easton04/02/2023
Chocohuntchelec07/01/2023
15km walk with Alma Aurea from Little Stretton. Callows 412m, Grindle 460m, and Long Mynd 516m. Return via Ashes Hollow. Clear weather, good views. /Dmeltdiceburg02/01/2023
From the high car park. Path all the way.iangalbraith28/11/2022
Day 2 of a 5 day winter backpack in the Shropshire Hills. The weather was starting to threaten at the summit and I was smashed by a prolonged shower on my descent.morgs4mountains20/11/2022
A beautiful autumn afternoon walk up from Marshbrook via Packetstone Hill. Visited a couple of Bronze Age barrows I hadn't been to before. It clouded over before I got to the summit, but was still good to be back after such a long time. Carried on northeast then dropped down to the Cardingmill Valley as it was getting dark, finishing at Church Stretton station.thesweetcheat19/11/2022
https://www.strava.com/activities/7937889797 Long Mynd HikeSleepwa1ker01/10/2022
An autumn holiday excursion. Parked close by and just a quick walk up hill and the job was done. Set up some grouse on the way up. Havenít seen them for many years.Anthony Vosper23/09/2022
https://www.strava.com/activities/7759466023 Stretton Skyline Fell RaceSleepwa1ker04/09/2022
From BurwayLongwojo19/08/2022
That really didn't feel like a Marilyn. Climbed five other hills in and around the Long Mynd today that involved more up and down.Jael Break23/07/2022
Up from the car park at Carding Mill, nice walkHavenchris13/07/2022
lovely sunny day , walked up from church strettondavert12307/07/2022
Circular walk from Church Stretton. With B and R.jenx26/05/2022
W/The Lads. From Little Stretton.Sedge18/03/2022
Long Mynd Walk - Cloudy day, but still a nice walk, very striking landscape, tough climbs but worth the effort.JazDisney26/02/2022
Another wet and windy day. Walked up from Bridges YHAbenwloudon20/02/2022
Out and Back over Pole Bank and Knolls with R+R.Dan Baddeley19/02/2022
Short walk in dark from EJK14/02/2022
Ascended via Carding Mill Valley, and down Townbrook Valley. Lots of Red Kites in the sky. With A&J. 9.4km.PiranhaFish19/01/2022
Long Mynd walk with Si - on Viewranger and Googlepdhancock31/12/2021
https://www.strava.com/activities/6473376072Sleepwa1ker30/12/2021
With Lisa and dogs - via Coates Farm and Ratlinghope.andrewcoles02/12/2021
Parked at the car park to the NE. Didn't put on my walking boots for this one. Thousands of red-thighed St Mark's fly (aka heather fly) en routepaulhilder22/08/2021
with Em, Henry, Eviediscerner18/08/2021
4/6 Dewey day. Pole Bank from the carpark on the public road, one km to the north. Good views of hills of Shropshire and SE Wales, as far south as the Black mountains. (S)silveracorn_alan14/08/2021
Walk from car park, very busy, but an extremely easy walk.Pjb10010/08/2021
Walk with JSG and SJH from railway station up Carding Mill and onto the top. Glorious 360 degree views; ponies, red kites, kestrels, gatekeeper butterflies just some of the wildlife observed on a sunny but breezy day ideal for walking. A pint and baguette in the welcoming Kings Arms after a walk along from Little Stretton rounded off an excellent few hours.JOHNS09/08/2021
Bit of a nothingness to be honest. Only a couple hundred metres from a road and the summit has very little incline to it. But ticked off nonetheless in my quest to reach every one in England.jamiequackers08/08/2021
By train from Derby then 13K loop from Church Stretton to get some climb in.davechaffey22/06/2021
Ascended from Shooting Box Car ParkMattD9908/06/2021
Pole Bank plus Yearelet. Short walk from carpark.Slash304/06/2021
3 of 5 on a very tough 11 mile round including callow, grinder, pole bank, yearlet and novers hill. With chantelle. Marilyn no. 45The-Z-Man22/05/2021
https://www.strava.com/activities/5209572396Sleepwa1ker28/04/2021
Verge parking at SO422945Isbjorn12/04/2021
Cloud inversion on fell run approx. 11 miles. Awesomepebblebuoy29/11/2020