An ascent of the Wrekin, near Telford, makes an excellent half day walk. This route offers good views over the Shropshire countryside. It must be noted that there are two short but steep sections of ascent onto the main ridge but the views are outstanding on a clear day and worth the effort.
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Walk 2499 - 12.9 miles / 20.6 km away
Walk 2027 - 13.1 miles / 20.9 km away
Walk 1097 - 13.8 miles / 22.1 km away
Walk 2345 - 13.9 miles / 22.2 km away
Walk 2296 - 13.9 miles / 22.2 km away
Walk 1451 - 14.6 miles / 23.4 km away
Walk 2633 - 14.7 miles / 23.5 km away
Walk 1321 - 15.1 miles / 24.1 km away
Walk 3048 - 15.1 miles / 24.1 km away
Walk 3308 - 15.2 miles / 24.3 km away
Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
Shropshire Hills AONB
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