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“Walking up the Wrekin”
Review of The Wrekin

The Wrekin
Ranked #4 of 40 things to do in Telford
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed December 8, 2014

I am fortunate to only live 3 miles from the Wrekin, Apart from making a scenic view from my home it is also a good place for walks, although there are paths to follow, they are long and windy and in some places quite steep.
Half way up (or down) depending on your fitness level there is a cafe that does drinks (and toilet) and lets you have that well earned sit down.
Although here is not much to look at on the way up, the views from the top are quite breathtaking on a clear day and there is a circular table map on the top showing all the surrounding towns and mountain ranges in view.
At certain times of the year there are activities carried out by fund raisers, such as 'Carrying a Barrel' is a good one to watch, best place to view is close to the finish line.
Not suitable for people with walking difficulties and sensible shoes are recommended.

1  Thank Tony R
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Reviewed December 2, 2014

Although I love walking up the Wrekin I can't believe how some dog walkers can just throw their bags in the trees. It's disgusting to see them all hanging from the branches. I know most dog walkers are conscientious and decent enough to dispose of them properly but there are lots that have no regard for this lovely walk. Maybe more bins along the walk ?

2  Thank Dave M
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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

Thank michael c
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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.

Thank Graham H
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Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

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.

Thank Morrisguides
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