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The Wrekin

Address: Telford, England
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Ranked #2 of 21 Activities in Telford
Type: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Set yourself a challenge and enjoy the reward, don your walking boots and hike up to the peak of The Wrekin. It is not an easy walk, some parts are quite steep and challenging but it well worth the effort when you get to the peak at some 1300 ft above sea level as the 360 view is stunning (don't... More 

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Birmingham
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

It will take a couple of hours depending on how fit you are. If not then probably 3 hrs. Lots of other walks near by. Parking in several places.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Its not the highest peak I've climbed by a long way but the view from the top is amazing with no other hills around you can see for miles. Even to Wales!!!

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Wrekin is a good area to walk and is very popular judging by the hundreds of people also walking. It's a bit of a drag to the top but the views as a rewards are amazing. The topography shows the directions and distances to other landmarks which may be visible on a clear day. It will take around 40... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Hello all to let you know that the iconic half way house which served drinks and snacks has been purchased by a private owner on the retirement of the previous owners. According to an article in the local paper he intends to revive it , we are looking forward to it. Also most people reviewing the Wrekin rarely mention the... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The main trail up from the car park is a decent walk with plenty of opportunities for great views or nature spotters of all sorts. Ideal for picnics or even a more pleasant form of exercise. The halfway house supplies snacks and drinks if still open. I recommend heading around the Wrekin by car if possible (or long walk) and... More 

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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a good climb with excellent views from the top. We ascended from the North East (the easy way) and came down towards the South West (the hard way). I wouldn't suggest this in wet weather as the descent could be slippery. It's a very popular walk and you certainly won't be alone - don't come here for solitude.

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coventry, uk
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Best saved for a sunny day for maximum views from the top. Steep in places, worth taking sturdy shoes.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Lovely little walk, can get up and down in around an hour. A good little workout mind. Can see lots of wildlife and on a clear day you can see right across too snowdonia. Can get fairly busy so recommend going early to get a car park space.

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Shropshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Amazing views and a jolly nice walk up! Brilliant cycling around it back to Shrewsbury. It is amazing what you can see. I always forget my binoculars! Worth a visit!

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