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another yearly visit

come here once a year every year and always nice,was freezing cold on the day so we didnt walk all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Q1137TDsimong
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Wow!

As an unfit, non-walker I wondered what I had let myself in for on the first incline! But despite... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Man1cmom
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westmids
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All reviews half way great walk halfway house worth the climb well worth the effort main path views are amazing walk up up hill walking boots shropshire countryside car park dog poo take your time sunny day small cafe couple of hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago

come here once a year every year and always nice,was freezing cold on the day so we didnt walk all the way to the top like we normally do but was still nice,best to pick a mild weather day though

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As an unfit, non-walker I wondered what I had let myself in for on the first incline! But despite my trepidation we made it to the top! It took longer than I thought with the children in tow but they got up there no problem....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Man1cmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Car Park is basically roadside at the moment but there’s enough of it not to fear not being able to find a spot. You’ll be wise to have a pair of boots and possibly a stick as the ground can be slippy. The starting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 865nicki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice circular walk which is easily visited if staying at the Buckatree Hotel (see review) there are no benches but what I did find unacceptable was selfish dog walkers who carried dog poop bags but then just discarded them on all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank LindaJ56
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

The Wrekin is great for all ages, its great exercise, its a bit hard going in places, but once you have reached the summit the views are amazing. Its dog friendly and car parking is free. There is also a small cafe halfway up for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Neil T
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The Wrekin is a local landmark which offers excellent views from the top when the weather is clear. There are several routes which can be taken and some are more difficult than others. The walk to the top can be undertaken by someone who is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 4lan36
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I've got to say myself and family have done this walk quite a few times as it's very fun. We have 5 children and each of us always have such a laugh :) you can take as long or quick as you would like.. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Stayed at a nearby Hotel with very good food so needed to walk a bit of it off and this walk was on its doorstep and very popular to runners, bikers and hikers. Quite a steep start to the walk but it was well worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank KathandDen
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

It was well worth the 40 minute walk up a broad track through lovely woods to see the great views across the surrounding countryside from the top. There is parking along the road but I imagine at busy times this could be a problem.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VeggieCyclist
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The main drag is just that - a long rather tedious drag to the top! Instead plan to spend longer and walk right over the top and down the opposite side! Two lovely routes back to the parking area - or instead try the High...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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qatar2014
2 March 2019|
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Response from alanh004 | Reviewed this property |
there is a car park at the foot of the Wrekin just past the Buckatree hotel.
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12 August 2018|
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Response from alanh004 | Reviewed this property |
advise decent shoes, very defined path plus small paths to explore
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23 June 2018|
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Response from angelz26 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry we only went up the Wrekin once but the guy at the halfway house was super helpful..maybe you could try there first before taking mum up?..good luck! And I hope you get her up there 😀
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