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An 18 mile limestone escarpment
Wenlock Edge is a narrow limestone escarpment that runs for 18 miles from Craven Arms to Ironbridge, the National Trust owns 8 miles of this stretch. There is a mix of flower-rich limestone grasslands and ancient woodland along with internationally important sites for geology, making the area an important Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Along Wenlock Edge you'll see evidence of its old industrial use, with old quarrys and lime kilns along the way.
There is a myriad of footpaths and bridleways along Wenlock Edge which can easily be accessed from the two car parks on Wenlock Edge and from the car park at Wilderhope Manor.
The western end of Wenlock Edge is 1 mile west from Much Wenlock.
Car parks along the B4371. Much Wenlock car park 1 mile west from Much Wenlock. Presthope car park 3 miles west from Much Wenlock
Car parks are located at Much Wenlock, Presthope and Wilderhope
SatNav: For Much Wenlock use TF13 6DH For Presthope use SY5 6NX For Wilderhope use TF13 6EG