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The Wrekin

Telford, England
+44 1952 238008
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Really busy, motorway path to the top. Great views.

Step of the motorway path up the Wrekin, and the place gets a lot more beautiful. Great place for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicola W
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
via mobile

Beautiful walks and views also very clear views for miles and miles although very cold you soon... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol A
via mobile
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“half way” (42 reviews)
“great walk” (32 reviews)
“halfway house” (22 reviews)
Telford, England
+44 1952 238008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Step of the motorway path up the Wrekin, and the place gets a lot more beautiful. Great place for any one wanting to blow the cob webs away and have a brisk walk, lovely views at the top.

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful walks and views also very clear views for miles and miles although very cold you soon worm up walking up hill then around the Wrekin. Well worth the walk

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Just when you thought you where up.. You where down.. Twice.. Hell of a walk up.. Deceptive.. Great for runners and walkers alike. Cyclists too.. Lots of different roots to the top. Good for all abilities. Takes around an hour for an average fit person....More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Relatively comfortable walk to the top with some stunning views. Managed to see miles away and I think we even pinpointed Snowdon!

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Over 100 floors on the fitbit were achieved walking up this beauty! Great views of the Shropshire countryside at the top! Well worth the effort.

Thank Cazziii
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

As a born and bred Yorkshireman it’s sometimes difficult to recommend anywhere but God’s own country, but having lived in Shropshire for the last 16 years I am a total convert I love it. I live on the lower slopes of the Wrekin and would...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The Wrekin is a lovely walk for am the family. Wonderful at any time of the year. It's full of wildlife and at the top on a clear day you see the Stiperstones. If can't manage the walk up the Wrekin then walk around the...More

Thank sarahrigby2017
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Has a variety of walks from easy to very hard, with a view at the top which can be spectacular both at night or day (weather permitting). There is a recently refurbished café part way up the main path. Haven't used myself, but the owner...More

Thank MillerK913
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Those of us old enough to remember this part of Shropshire in the old days will remember the days when you could pause in your walk to visit the Halfway House (those who remember it in the REALLY old days will remember visiting the Forest...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Delightful walking area , it is really stunning with tremendous views over this beautiful part of the Shropshire countryside

Thank 70ish
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30 November 2017|
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Response from realmikedavies | Reviewed this property |
The man who lives half way up drives his car up there, however, there is a farm gate across the track at the bottom and I didn’t notice if it was locked or not
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