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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


Food & Drink

Upcoming Events Nearby

Upstairs, Downstairs: Behind the Scenes Tour – Weston Park, Nr. Shifnal


Sunday, 31 May 2015 until Sunday, 31 May 2015
12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

Linoprinting workshop with Amanada Hillier - Jackfield Tile Museum, Jackfield, Nr.Ironbridge

Indoors Children & Families

Saturday, 11 July 2015 until Saturday, 11 July 2015
10:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Tile Decorating Workshops - Jackfield Tile Museum, Jackfield, Nr.Ironbridge

Indoors Children & Families

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 until Tuesday, 14 July 2015
10:00 AM until 3:30 PM


Indoors Exhibitions & Galleries

Monday, 01 June 2015 until Friday, 05 June 2015
12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

Glynis Wilson & Mathé Shepheard Exhibition – Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park, Nr.Shifnal

Exhibitions & Galleries

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 until Tuesday, 30 June 2015
11:00 AM until 4:00 PM

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