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Red arrow, cream disc, route nameHutchison Way

Telford & Wrekin

30 km / 19 miles
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.


Waymark: Red arrow, cream disc, route name
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Red arrow, cream disc, route name
Attributes: Average Gradients
Industrial History
Start: SJ652114 - Wellington, Telford & Wrekin View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ745191 - Newport, Telford & Wrekin View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet Hutchison Way  (Telford & Wrekin Council  - 2008 )
External download Hutchison Way  (Telford & Wrekin Council  - 2009 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 127
OS Landranger Active 127
OS Explorer 242
OS Explorer Active 242

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Route Profile:

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

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