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The Wrekin

Telford, England
+44 1952 238008
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This will keep you fit..

Just when you thought you where up.. You where down.. Twice.. Hell of a walk up.. Deceptive.. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul W
via mobile
Beautiful Views

Relatively comfortable walk to the top with some stunning views. Managed to see miles away and I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ben H
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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“half way” (42 reviews)
“great walk” (32 reviews)
“halfway house” (22 reviews)
Telford, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just when you thought you where up.. You where down.. Twice.. Hell of a walk up.. Deceptive.. Great for runners and walkers alike. Cyclists too.. Lots of different roots to the top. Good for all abilities. Takes around an hour for an average fit person....More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively comfortable walk to the top with some stunning views. Managed to see miles away and I think we even pinpointed Snowdon!

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over 100 floors on the fitbit were achieved walking up this beauty! Great views of the Shropshire countryside at the top! Well worth the effort.

Thank Cazziii
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

As a born and bred Yorkshireman it’s sometimes difficult to recommend anywhere but God’s own country, but having lived in Shropshire for the last 16 years I am a total convert I love it. I live on the lower slopes of the Wrekin and would...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The Wrekin is a lovely walk for am the family. Wonderful at any time of the year. It's full of wildlife and at the top on a clear day you see the Stiperstones. If can't manage the walk up the Wrekin then walk around the...More

Thank sarahrigby2017
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Has a variety of walks from easy to very hard, with a view at the top which can be spectacular both at night or day (weather permitting). There is a recently refurbished café part way up the main path. Haven't used myself, but the owner...More

Thank MillerK913
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Those of us old enough to remember this part of Shropshire in the old days will remember the days when you could pause in your walk to visit the Halfway House (those who remember it in the REALLY old days will remember visiting the Forest...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Delightful walking area , it is really stunning with tremendous views over this beautiful part of the Shropshire countryside

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Wish I had visited years ago. So well worth the hour climb to the 360° panorama. Sun just about to set and could see for miles. No problem parking on a Saturday late afternoon.

1  Thank sabisaac
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited The Wrekin on a Sunday afternoon as always on walks we went the wrong way and ended up walking all the way round before eventually climbing to the top. The views from the top are fantastic we with it being a clear day...More

1  Thank ldgp14
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30 November 2017|
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Response from Cazziii | Reviewed this property |
It's definitely a no, it winding be safe. But it's a nice walk, just take your time no one judges of your out of breath :)
5 July 2017|
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Response from Jeremy C | Reviewed this property |
the needle is just past the summit another 5 minutes walk to the west..small outcrop of rock with a gap for skinny people to climb through be very careful. alake? never heard of it..there is a reservoir by the car park... More
Simon S
23 June 2017|
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Response from Jeremy C | Reviewed this property |
path to the top is for vehicles going to tv mast so easy to follow and lots of other ways if you have a map. average time is 40 minutes. allow a bit more for stops.