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Wenlock Edge

Wenlock Edge, Much Wenlock TF13 6LP, UK

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About Wenlock Edge

Wenlock Edge is a long wooded escarpment stretching from The Wrekin to Craven Arms offering woodland walks, stunning views and flower-rich grasslands. The limestone ridge is the remains of a coral reef, so there are lots of opportunities for fossil hunting amongst the exposed rocks. It is a popular area for hillwalking, cycling, mountain biking and horseriding and is also frequented by tourists and sightseers.


Attractions near Wenlock Edge

Brown Clee Hill5.3km from Wenlock Edge

Brown Clee Hill at 540m is the county top of Shropshire.  its summit is marred by a microwave relay station, However, it commands some outstanding views across to its sister and also across to the Long Mynd. Several air traffic control radar masts on the summit of the hill can be seen for many miles around. They, along with the ones on top of Titterstone Clee Hill build up a picture of all the aircraft in a hundred-mile radius.

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm9.11km from Wenlock Edge

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is a wonderful visitor attraction with daily activities, traditional craft and trade courses and special events. It offers a fascinating insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th century, as farm life unfolds daily and the land around is worked by heavy horses. There are daily demonstrations of period skills and visits from the Wheelwright, Farrier and Blacksmith, providing a picture of life as it might have been on a Victorian country estate.

Clee Hills9.27km from Wenlock Edge

The Clee Hills are a distinct area of uplands separated from those further west.  There are some significant areas of common land including Clee Liberty, Clee Hill and Catherton Commons.  The hills are surrounded by a high plateau of sandstone with red soils and mostly enclosed pastoral land. The hills stretch over 15 miles and run north - south, and for about this distance the lowest point along the hills is just under 984 feet. Titterstone Clee Hill is around five miles south of Brown Clee Hil

Caer Caradoc9.29km from Wenlock Edge

Caer Caradoc is a hill in the English county of Shropshire. It overlooks the town of Church Stretton and the village of All Stretton and offers panoramic views to the north towards the Wrekin, east to Wenlock Edge, and west over the nearby Long Mynd. On a clear day it is possible to see the hills of north-east Wales to the north, the high-rise buildings of Birmingham to the east, Worcester Beacon in the Malvern Hills to the south-east, and Hay Bluff in the Black Mountains and the peaks of the Br

Flounders' Folly9.75km from Wenlock Edge

Flounders’ Folly is the landmark stone tower standing 80 feet above Callow Hill, near Craven Arms, South Shropshire. The Folly is visible for miles around and provides visitors with spectacular views.  Constructed in 1838 by Benjamin Flounders , was restored in 2004-2005 by the Flounders’ Folly Trust and is now open to the public one day each month. enabling visitors to scale the 78 steps  to the viewing platform and enjoy the wonderful views of the South Shropshire landscape.

Ragleth Hill10km from Wenlock Edge

Ragleth Hill is a summit in the region or range in England. Ragleth Hill is 398 metres high. All the walking routes up Ragleth Hill on Mud and Routes can be found below. The top can be identified by the embedded rock in grass. Other Notes: . Ragleth Hill is a child summit of Caer Caradoc Hill. One of the  nice trekking destination and also you can have some peaceful time here in the middle of nature.

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Shropshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. It is bordered by Wales to the west and the English counties of Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, Worcestershire to the southeast, and Herefordshire to the south.