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All Around The Wrekin

The Wrekin is one of Shropshire’s most familiar natural landmarks and a popular destination for thousands of visitors from across the Midlands and beyond every year. This iconic hill is the pinnacle of an equally remarkable but much less widely known ancient forest landscape, where an array of plants, animals and insects has found a home amid a green network of varied wildlife sites. So come with us now and let’s Explore The Wrekin…

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The Halfway House (c 1903) with Donkeys in situ!
The Halfway House On The Wrekin

For generations of visitors to The Wrekin, the opportunity to take a well earned pit-stop on their way from the Forest Glen to the summit was something they perhaps took for granted — for not one...

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The Wrekin Forest comprises many landscape features beyond woodland alone
Explore More of The Wrekin

With over 100, 000 annual visitors, The Wrekin is undoubtedly one of Shropshire’s major tourist attractions. Evidence suggests around three quarters of those who come to climb the hill are local...

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