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. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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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.

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Shropshire Hills

This AONB consists of a number of areas of hills centered on Church Stretton. The hills are known for the variety, extensive network of paths and wonderful scenery. The most popular hills are the Long Mynd but others including Wenlock Edge, the Stiperstones and those around Clun are also gaining in popularity. More Information

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