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Much Wenlock

Much Wenlock

Sitting on the north tip of historic Wenlock Edge, Much Wenlock is a medieval market town that lies on the way to Bridgnorth from Ironbridge.

It gained celebrity status when the 2012 Olympic mascot "Wenlock" was named after it.

  • Enjoy fantastic hospitality at one of the traditional pubs, restaurants or quaint English tea rooms
  • Browse the individual shops and craft workshops
  • Join in the fun with The Edge Adventure Activities
  • Visit the grave of Dr William Penny Brookes at Holy Trinity Church
  • View contemporary fine art and craft by British artists at Twenty Twenty Gallery
  • Explore Wenlock Edge, a long wooded escarpment stretching from The Wrekin to Craven Arms (National Trust car parks)
  • Walk the Olympian Trail around the town starting at the Visitor Information Centre
  • Marvel at the beautiful ancient Guildhall

Visit: Wenlock Priory

Much Wenlock Visitor Information Centre

Located in the Much Wenlock Museum, the helpful and friendly staff will provide visitor information on the local area as well as leaflets, maps and retail a small range of souvenirs and gifts.

Explore the Olmpian Trail around the town, starting at the Visitor Centre. Ask for a guide at the desk.


The Museum, High Street, Much Wenlock, TF13 6HR
01952 727679


Upcoming Events Nearby

Mr. Moydens Cheese Tasting - Apley Farm Shop, Norton

Children & Families

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 until Tuesday, 14 October 2014
12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

Southwater Grand Opening - Telford

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 until Saturday, 18 October 2014
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Apley Harvest Festival - Apley Farm, Norton

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Saturday, 27 September 2014 until Saturday, 27 September 2014
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The Big Draw - Blists Hill Victorian Town, Madeley

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Monday, 27 October 2014 until Friday, 31 October 2014
11:00 AM until 1:00 PM

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 until Sunday, 02 November 2014
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