Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle

A view of Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle
General View of Mitchells Fold
A view of Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


Priest Weston, Montgomery, Shropshire, SY15 6DE

Before You Go

The focus of many local legends, Mitchell's Fold is a Bronze Age stone circle set in dramatic moorland on Stapeley Hill. It once consisted of some 30 stones, 15 of which are still visible.

Read more about the history of Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle.

Before You Go

Parking: A parking area is available at the end of the track. Cars are not permitted beyond the cattle grid onto the moorland.

How to Find It: The stone circle can be found by following the track from the car park, north east over the brow of the hill for 300 metres.

Dogs: Livestock may be grazing in the area close to the stones, please keep dogs on leads.

Please be aware: Stapeley Hill can have changeable weather conditions so come prepared with suitable clothing as the site is remote and very exposed.

English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

Plan a Great Day Out

Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle is located on Stapeley Hill, a dramatic location that makes a great place for a bracing walk across the moorland.

The unforgettably picturesque Stokesay Castle is about 13 miles away. It is the finest and best-preserved medieval fortified manor house in England. An audio tour helps you to imagine Stokesay as a centre of medieval life, and the tearoom serves a delicious range of light savoury snacks, homemade cakes and cream teas.

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