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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

Christmas Carol Trains - Severn Valley Railway

Out & About Children & Families Arts & Music Christmas / New Year

Saturday, 20 December 2014 until Saturday, 20 December 2014
7:30 PM until 10:00 PM

Christmas Carol Trains - Severn Valley Railway

Out & About Children & Families Arts & Music Christmas / New Year

Saturday, 13 December 2014 until Saturday, 13 December 2014
7:30 PM until 10:00 PM

New Years Eve House Party - Weston Park

Wine & Dine Indoors Christmas / New Year

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 until Wednesday, 31 December 2014
12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

Twilight Santa - Attingham Park, Nr. Shrewsbury

Children & Families Christmas / New Year

Monday, 15 December 2014 until Friday, 19 December 2014
3:30 PM until 6:00 PM

Discover Secret Eygpt - Shrewsbury Museum

Indoors Exhibitions & Galleries

Saturday, 24 January 2015 until Sunday, 26 April 2015
10:00 AM until 4:30 PM

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