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Red arrow, cream disc, route nameHutchison Way

30 km / 19 miles

Telford & Wrekin
A route linking the two historic towns of Wellington and Newport and the base of celebrated hill the Wrekin via Telford new town, combining modern developments with lanes, trackways, woodlands and open spaces created from old industrial sites.

Created by Telford & Wrekin council as a millennium project and named in honour of late former Chief Executive of the council David Hutchison, the original inspiration of the route.


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Red arrow, cream disc, route name
Average Gradients; Urban; Industrial History
SJ652114 - Wellington, Telford & Wrekin
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SJ745191 - Newport, Telford & Wrekin
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Hutchison Way (Telford & Wrekin Council - 2008)
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Hutchison Way (Telford & Wrekin Council - 2009)


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Allscott Mill  (bookable online)
4 Km
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The Stanage  (bookable online)
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8 Km

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Route Profile:

28.3 Km (17.6 miles)
451 m (1,480 ft) ascent
246 m (807 ft)  maximum height