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The Wrekin

Telford, England
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Ranked #3 of 21 Attractions in Telford
Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
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staffordshire
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

nice walk - navigation not a problem - great views on a clear day Good - recommend, parking free. dog friendly. Signs a bit dodgy, but route finding not too difficult

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

If you like fresh air and excersise this is for you. You will meet young , old, families,all kinds of people.

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94 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Set just outside Wellington climbing this hill offers great views over Telford/ ironbridge. Takes around 1 1/2 hours to walk up and is mostly by path. Some parts of the track are rather muddy so be careful on a wet day.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Okay on nice days parking at the bottom of the Wrekin can be slight problem so you may end up parking the road. The first bit of the walk is steepish and can be bit muddy but unless you have mobility issues going up the Wrekin should not be a problem. As I write this there is a cafe a... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I actually really love The Wrekin, not only because I live close because it's great if you have nothing to do on a sunny day, you want to spend time walking with the family or you have a specific event or sponsored walk to do. It's quite steep I find at the top of the Wrekin and therefore for me,... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Wrekin is the biggest and best landmark of the area. It defines Telford and you can see it from as far away as Wolverhampton on some days. It is brilliant for families couples and friends. On a clear day the views are stunning. My Granddad used to tell stories of going up the Wrekin with friends in the early... More

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went for a walk up a steep hill before breakfast....fabulous views.....the path we took was not suitable for anyone with limited mobility

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3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

What can I say...just a hill ,great for dog walking,worth reading the history about the giant just for abit of fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Lovely walks or a stiff run, alone, as a couple or in groups or walking your dog this is a brilliant experience.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Wrekin looks down over the farm, so we accepted the challenge, and up we went....from the steepest side! A very good workout, with amazing views.

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