The Wrekin from near Cluddley

Introduction to Walk 1009

Photo from the walk - The Wrekin from near Cluddley

Region - Shropshire Hills

County/Area - Shropshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 820 feet / 248 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Shropshire walk takes the direct approach to the summit of the Wrekin near Telford. The views are good especially on clear days and it makes a perfect half day walk.

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Walk Description

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Walk 2176
A Wrekin circuit from near Cluddley
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Shropshire Hills

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