We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Wrekin

Telford, England
+44 1952 238008
Review Highlights
Lovely walk

Good area to chill and see some amazing views. Parking at the bottom of the Wrekin, path takes you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Lovely walk

Always love a walk here, always so peaceful. Will be visiting again every soon, with the puppy as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Polly A
via mobile
Read all 520 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“half way” (45 reviews)
“great walk” (33 reviews)
“halfway house” (22 reviews)
Telford, England
+44 1952 238008
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (520)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 516 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good area to chill and see some amazing views. Parking at the bottom of the Wrekin, path takes you up to the half way house, then past that up to the top. On clear days you can see Welsh hills and many other things. Great...More

Thank Beardy123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always love a walk here, always so peaceful. Will be visiting again every soon, with the puppy as she will love it just as much.

Thank Polly A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Wrekin walk, the reward of the views when you reach the top is amazing!! Weekend is so busy, finding a car space was more difficult than the walk (only joking) coffee shop at half way !!

Thank X-Jayne-
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in Stafford for 37 years and the Wrekin is only a 40 minute drive away but I had never visited. It was my eldest son's idea to do the climb to get a bit of exercise on a cold but bright Sunday afternoon...More

1  Thank Keith T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wrekin is a mound in wellington, Telford, Shropshire. If you are not into walking outdoors and exploring then it is not the place for you. However if you are, then I believe it is a fantastic walk, it’s not to strenuous to complete but...More

Thank michaelridings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Voted one of the top ten picnic spots in a recent newspaper short list, the views from the top of the Wrekin on a sunny day are absolutely spectacular, even in winter! Tie it into a wider walk around the lower countryside, too, if you...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends around 4pm we were stood at the bar ordering drinks and was told by a very rude lady we could not hover at the bar and could we move to make space (the bar was empty!) we sat in a booth the...More

Thank Dunkette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been up the Wrekin loads of times but decided to go up, before work in the mud lol. Beautiful scenery which is now on my IG page, It takes me 40 mins to get from bottom to top and back again... I put it...More

Thank daisyg96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great walk on iconic local hill. Get there early Sundays or Bank holidays as very popular and car park fills quickly. Approx 2 hours up & down at a stroll, watch out for bikes and runners who will lap you twice. Walk around base can...More

Thank mrsveggie2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live at the foot of the Wrekin so am extremely fortunate to be able to enjoy this wonderful area for both walking and cycling. Well worth the effort for the amazing view from the top

Thank vivf40
Nearby HotelsSee all 21 hotels in Telford
Buckatree Hall Hotel
1,272 reviews
2.05 km away
Carriages - Cocktail Bar, Restaurant & Rooms
110 reviews
4.22 km away
Swan Hotel
50 reviews
4.43 km away
Lord Nelson Hotel
217 reviews
4.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Huntsman of Little Wenlock
655 reviews
2.24 km away
762 reviews
4.14 km away
Taj Mahal
203 reviews
3.96 km away
The Old Orleton Restaurant
218 reviews
2.87 km away
Nearby Attractions
324 reviews
3.74 km away
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
277 reviews
5.14 km away
The Pheasant Pub and Brewhouse
40 reviews
4.05 km away
The Darby Houses
134 reviews
4.74 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ryan P
10 January 2018|
Response from Jack A | Reviewed this property |
There shouldn't be - it's mostly woodland. Depending on your access route, some of the footpaths cross fields where there's a slight chance of livestock, but it's mostly arable farming around the foot, and if you're just... More
30 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Cazziii | Reviewed this property |
It's definitely a no, it winding be safe. But it's a nice walk, just take your time no one judges of your out of breath :)
5 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jeremy C | Reviewed this property |
the needle is just past the summit another 5 minutes walk to the west..small outcrop of rock with a gap for skinny people to climb through be very careful. alake? never heard of it..there is a reservoir by the car park... More