19. The industrial heritage of the Wrekin Forest
Time & Location
About The Event
Led by Chris Hogarth. Limekiln Woods, Steeraway and The Ercall are havens for wildlife now but in the past they played an important role in the story of Telford as being the birthplace of industry.
From Wellington Centre we will walk out to Steeraway via Limekiln Lane then up through Limekiln Woods discovering this industrial past.
Descending down through Maddocks Quarry we return to Wellington via Ercall Quarries and The Ercall. Bring lunch and a drink.
Moderate. 5 miles with 770 ft of ascent