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A Wrekin circuit from near Cluddley
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Photo from the walk - A Wrekin circuit from near Cluddley

Region - Shropshire Hills

County/Area - Shropshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - easy/mod

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

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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