At a distance of 16 km from Ooty, Wenlock Downs is an unlimited expanse of grassy meadow situated on the best way to Pykara in Ooty, Tamilnadu. It is among the most scenic locations in Ooty and likewise the most effective Ooty tourist places. Together with Ooty Lake, this place is mostly represented for Ooty Tourism.
Wenlock Downs is a spectacular meadow named after Sir Arthur Lawley’s sibling Beilby Lawley, third Baron Wenlock. The downs unfold majestically throughout 20,000 acres of rolling lands that appears to be stretching endlessly. The complete place is roofed with Shola forest. Extra popularly referred to as the Capturing Level, Wenlock Downs has two widespread film filming factors referred to as Sixth Mile and Ninth Mile named so due to they’re situated at 6 miles and 9 miles away from Ooty.
The in depth grassland of Wenlock Downs was as soon as used as looking floor by the British and Europeans. Immediately, Wenlock Downs house to the Gymkhana Membership, the Hindustan Photograph Movies Firm and a Authorities Sheep Farm.
The journey from Ooty to Wenlock Downs takes one to essentially the most serene excursions from Ooty. The Wenlock Downs are excellent for strolling and mountaineering amidst this elegant panorama. The height provides breathtaking views of the Nilgiris and is among the greatest locations to observe the character of Ooty. The view of a lake (fashioned by backwaters of Pykara) from Wenlock Downs could be very scenic. This place is normally visited whereas going to Pykara with 30 minutes – 1 hour of further effort.
Timings: 9 AM – 6. 30 PM