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The Wrekin
407m (1335ft)

The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shropshire, England

The summit of The Wrekin is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record The Wrekin as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Marilyn
96th highest in England,
1193rd highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk The Wrekin walking UK Mountains in The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty  Shropshire, England

The Wrekin Summit

Photo: Martin Howard


The Wrekin on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Map:

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You can walk to the top of The Wrekin by using this easy‑to‑follow route map:
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Walk sh100 The Wrekin from Buckatree Farm Reservoir

Superb expansive Shropshire views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:1,004ft (306m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 3 Icon (Easy)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited The Wrekin Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged The Wrekin

Sue Bromley walked up The Wrekin on December 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Round, up steep side back down main

Robert Lloyd climbed The Wrekin on September 27th, 2018 [with] Imelda [weather] Sunny - Excellent walk & views.

Jennifer Beale bagged The Wrekin on October 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] Main car park [with] Charlie [weather] T-shirt weather - Remembering grandad

Stephen Reader hiked The Wrekin on August 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] Circular walk including The Ercall ascent via Little Hill [with] Bev and Afia [weather] Light cloud & light rain

Marilyn Wadkin summited The Wrekin on January 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Up Wrekin Trail, down & back through Wenlocks Woods [with] Rob, Nathan8, Alisha6 & Jack4 [weather] Cold & grey

Samantha Kimber conquered The Wrekin on August 18th, 2013 [with] Hubby & Kids (aged 5, 4 and 1.5 yrs) [weather] Sunny & breezy...perfect! - One of many summits for me but the first for all three kids. My four year old daughter was especially pleased to make it to the top: "my whole body was aching & I thought I wouldn't make it...but I did!"

Kenneth Mellor scaled The Wrekin during 2013 [from/via/route] Past Halfway House twice in 2 days [with] Sarah [weather] Excellent

Peter Bourne, Tracy Hudson , Mark Davidson and Roderick Devall have all walked, climbed & bagged The Wrekin.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of The Wrekin

Looking South from The Wrekin

Looking South from The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (5)

Looking East from The Wrekin

Looking East from The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (4)

Brian on top of The Wrekin

Brian on top of The Wrekin

Photo: Brian Dexter (16)

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (1)

Temperature Inversion seen from on top of The Wrekin

Temperature Inversion seen from on top of The Wrekin

Photo: Stuart Price (1)

The Lawley (far left) and The Wrekin (in the distance) from Caer Caradoc Hill

The Lawley (far left) and The Wrekin (in the distance) from Caer Caradoc Hill

Photo: Howard Moore (6)

Ann on top of The Wrekin

Ann on top of The Wrekin

Photo: Brian Dexter (11)

Woodland on the lower slopes of The Wrekin

Woodland on the lower slopes of The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (6)

View today of The Wrekin from The Brown Clee Hill (Abdon Burf)

View today of The Wrekin from The Brown Clee Hill (Abdon Burf)

Photo: Dipika Price (1)

Looking Northwest from The Wrekin

Looking Northwest from The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (2)


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