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The Wrekin

Telford, England
01952 238008
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Breathtaking and surprising

Wish I had visited years ago. So well worth the hour climb to the 360° panorama. Sun just about to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sabisaac
,
Nantwich, Cheshire
via mobile
Lovely walk great views

We visited The Wrekin on a Sunday afternoon as always on walks we went the wrong way and ended up... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ldgp14
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Telford, England
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01952 238008
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Reviewed yesterday 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.

Thank sabisaac
Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. Did get knackered a few times but just took my time. Wasn't that steep really just long up hill bits. My husband waited for me at the top as I was so slow but...More

Thank tinywillo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great countryside for walking. Lovely views at top. Alternative routes depending on ability. Very accessible.

Thank Angela F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walk the Wrekin most days! Fantastic to walk,great fitness and magnificent views of Shropshire from the top.

Thank Toc749
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a fair walk to the top and is a little strenuous but can be managed by stopping once or twice on the way up. There was a great tea shop halfway up, but unsure if it's still open as it was sold last year....More

Thank realmikedavies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wrekin has a number of scenic walks that include the summit and a path all the way around. Car Parking exists on the Little Wenlock road and there is often a catering unit present on The Shropshire Nature site adjoining the car park. The...More

Thank Trufflesnuffler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite a hard climb , but very pretty , apparently at the top you can see lots of counties and the views are amazing , everyone told us this , but unfortunately the fog came down when we there .. Most people came...More

Thank frostyroby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful views at sunset. Highly recommend! Not a hard walk but will burst a little sweat. Wear appropriate shoes and not fashion boots like I.

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great day out but only if you can walk no good if you are in a wheelchair. Kids love it every one should go up the Wrekin at least once.

Thank Ray T
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cadbury2016
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
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Simon S
24 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.
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Simon S
24 June 2017|
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Response from Jeremy C | Reviewed this property |
CAN BE DONE IN ABOUT 30 MINS so allow 1 hour to go up if you want a leisurely pace. the café will be open next month july 2017 I was told.
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