"Much to do in Much Wenlock" Much Wenlock by sandysmith
Much Wenlock Travel Guide: 16 reviews and 54 photos
With the 2008 Olympics just coming to an end, August Bank holiday we found ourselves in the delightful historic market town of Much Wenlock, located in the county of Shropshire in central England, close to the Welsh border.
The town is renowned for the birthplace of the Modern Olympics due to William Penny Brookes. There is an Olympian trail around the town - details in the excellent local museum along with much more information. Apart from the Olympic connections there are beautiful black and white timbered buildings, many cosy inns and tea rooms as well as wonderful ruins of a double monastery within walking distance of the town - so much to do in Much Wenlock.
- Pros:great day out in the country, lots to learn and enjoy
- In a nutshell:more than the Olympic trail
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