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Wellington Walking Festival

The sixth annual Wellington Walking Festival will be held over the week of Monday 11 - Sunday 17 September.

There will be a full week of FREE walks of all types from short "Fresh Air" strolls, medium walks and all-day rambles...

Themed walks include Geology of OS square SJ60, a visit to Windy Ridge Garden and Little Wenlock Bench Walk, Shrewsbury-Newport Canal System including a tour of Wappenshall Wharf, a tour of Wheat Leasows Solar Farm,

Springs and Watercourses of The Wrekin, Industrial Archeology of the Wrekin Forest, Exploring the Weald Moors, a Fungus Forray in Apley Woods plus 2 "Away with Words" walks for youngsters presented by Myth Stories, a walk around Attingham Park (half-price entrance for non NT members) and much, much more.

There’s also an evening talk by Marie Kreft (author of the Bradt Guide to Shropshire) & a walking-themed Quiz

Booking is essential for many of the themed events which, as far as possible, are free. Walks range from short & easy through to all-day rambles so there is literally something for everyone from 8 years to 80 and beyond.

Download a copy of last years walking festival programme here.



Opening times

Each walk has a different start time, please refer to the walking festival programme for more information.

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