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Address: Telford, England

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A great walk in any weather.

The Wrekin stands out as soon as you approach Telford on the M54 from Birmingham. It's not a big hill but it doesn't need to be big when it juts out from flat fields. Located... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The Wrekin stands out as soon as you approach Telford on the M54 from Birmingham. It's not a big hill but it doesn't need to be big when it juts out from flat fields. Located near Wellington, Telford, the Wrekin is a few minutes drive away. Parking is ample and the walk isn't overly difficult, although I thought my sibling... More 

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East Yorkshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Well its quite a walk to the top and hard going for none walkers. We walk a lot, it was still testing. I would say anyone can get to the top if they take their time, its so worth it for the view. I would also recommend good footwear with grip as its a little slippery in parts. All in... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

A must if you are visiting Shropshire. I 'trained' for six weeks before I took some international visitors to see the views. The climb only takes 30 mins but if you are unfit it is wise to prepare, I found it quite easy despite my years. Sturdy footwear with a good grip is also a must. Just a word of... More 

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East Anglia, UK
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A most unusual hill - well worth the lengthy walk to the top. Great views. The legend says it fell off the spade of a giant.

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Telford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Wrekin is a steep climb but the views are well worth it. In fact because I find the 'false summits' frustrating, and also like to go down a different way to going up, I often choose to climb UP the short slope at the Needles Eye side - it is even steeper but the gentle walk DOWN the most... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Makes for a good day out hiking up to the top of the wrekin, some great views when up there.Very enjoyable walking in the woods....Sadly no loos about, no food or drink places...make sure you take your own drink! Still great walk for the rambler.

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

By walking to the top, you will enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area. Not advisable if you find hill walking a hardship. About half a mile up there is the Halfway house which has toilet facities,food & drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I like to get out walking, and sometimes travel miles to a destination, but when short of time there is nothing finer than a walk up the wrekin (4 mile from home) it gets the heart rate up, and once up there, the views over surrounding countryside are a pleasure to take in, various routes up and around to enable... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice walk. nowhere to park or eat. The sites and views are stunning the lack of basic facilities is appalling

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I'm not the best walker or hiker and have a 8 year old and 5 year old. We have walked to the top at our own pace and enjoyed it many times. It can be tough if you push yourself so great for fitness people too. There is a halfway house where you can stop for a tea and a... More 

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