Walking With Giants
This is the story of a Shropshire market town, a little mountain (that is really a big hill) and its impact on the arts and popular culture — not just locally but all around the world! From folklore and fiction to science, poetry and song, Wellington and The Wrekin have inspired many great names across the centuries. So come with us now on a voyage of discovery and let’s go ‘Walking with Giants.’
We profile some of the famous people associated with Wellington and explore the cultural connections that put their names on the world map.
Explore the locations where Wellington’s world-beating cultural heritage was made.
Take a deep dive into Wellington and The Wrekin’s heritage and explore in-depth stories featuring characters both real and imagined!
Visiting The Area
Find out how to get the best out of your visit to Wellington and The Wrekin.
Begin your own cultural voyage of discovery around Wellington by taking a virtual tour of the town’s literary heritage hotspots.
This is the place for occasional updates and miscellaneous entries that add to our understanding of Wellington and The Wrekin’s storied cultural heritage.
Download a copy of the Walking with Giants heritage trail booklet.