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Walk 2176 - A Wrekin circuit from near Cluddley

Region   Shropshire Hills AONB
County/Area   Shropshire
AuthorLou Johnson
Length4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Ascent1300 feet / 394 metres


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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Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet 242
OS LandrangerSheet 127

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Walks from the same start

Walk 1009
The Wrekin from near Cluddley
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2499 - 12.9 miles / 20.6 km away
Aqualate Mere and Forton from Norbury Junction
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Walk 2027 - 13.1 miles / 20.9 km away
Weston, Lee Brockhurst and Stanton
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 1097 - 13.8 miles / 22.1 km away
Caer Caradoc from Church Stretton
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Walk 2345 - 13.9 miles / 22.2 km away
The Clee Hills from near Cleobury North
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Walk 2296 - 13.9 miles / 22.2 km away
A Short Brown Clee Hill Circular
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Walk 1451 - 14.6 miles / 23.4 km away
The Dudmaston Estate near Bridgnorth
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Walk 2633 - 14.7 miles / 23.5 km away
Brown Clee Hill from Abdon
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Walk 1321 - 15.1 miles / 24.1 km away
Caer Caradoc & Hope Bowder Hill from Church Stretton
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Walk 3048 - 15.1 miles / 24.1 km away
Caer Caradoc & The Lawley from Church Stretton
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 3308 - 15.2 miles / 24.3 km away
Ragleth and the Long Mynd from Cardingmill Valley
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

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
This AONB consists of a number of areas of hills centered on Church Stretton. The hills are known for the variety, extensive ...
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Lyth Hill, Shrewsbury
10.7 miles / 17.2 km away

Secret Hills Walking
Church Stretton
15.0 miles / 24.0 km away

Shuttocks Wood
Norbury, Bishops Castle
19.8 miles / 31.7 km away

Broome Park Farm B & B
Cleobury Mortimer
20.3 miles / 32.4 km away

The Cross Keys
24.4 miles / 39.0 km away

Holly Cottage
24.4 miles / 39.0 km away

Plas Blaenddol
Llan Ffestiniog
24.8 miles / 39.6 km away

The Manor Arms
26.9 miles / 43.0 km away

The White Horse Inn
27.5 miles / 44.1 km away

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