Archive for the tag 'The Wrekin'

For today’s walk I retraced my steps after my planned circular walk picking up a prescription for my mum did not work out according to plan yesterday. I took time to look at the finer detail leading me to some childhood memories rather than the circular walk I had planned. I loved every minute of [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 7th 2021

… of the cooling towers

On Friday I climbed the Wrekin Hill, as did many other local people. The Wrekin was a good vantage point to watch the controlled demolition of the iconic cooling towers that have been prominent in the Ironbridge Gorge since the 1960s.
I am sad to see them go, they were part of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2019

I met with a friend for lunch in Attingham Park. Lunch was followed by a leisurely stroll around the walled garden, woodland and deer park. By the time we left Attingham I had reached my target of 10000 steps for the walking challenge that I am taking part in.

Following my planned walk in Attingham Park [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Jun 19th 2018

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Wrekin View

8 Comments CherryPie on May 9th 2016

As 2014 came to a close, nature provided a glorious sunset.

22 Comments CherryPie on Jan 1st 2015

The Churches Concervation Trust guide book for St Andrew’s Church at Wroxeter provides and informative introduction to both the Wrekin and Wroxeter.

The name Wroxeter appears to mean ‘fort by the Wrekin’. This hill, which is prominent for miles around, has an Iron Age fort at its crest and the Celtic name for it is thought [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Aug 14th 2014

The Wrekin.

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 13th 2013

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