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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

Start - OS grid reference SJ638092
Lat 52.679281 // Long -2.536873
Postcode TF6 5AL (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Of volcanic origins the Wrekin is one of a string of hills stretching from Telford south to Church Stretton near the Long Mynd. The Wrekin has close associations with the surrounding area and dominates the landscape around the modern town of Telford. This direct approach is a straightforward half day walk and offers a grandstand view of the surrounding countryside over a wide area. On a clear day the view extends as far north as Jodrell Bank with the Welsh mountains filling the skyline to the west. In good weather the route can be busy and parking can be very limited.

GPS Files - Notes

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These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 242Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 242Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 127Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 127Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walk 1097 Caer Caradoc from Church Stretton - easy/mod - 3.5 miles/5.7 km

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