7 best walks in the midlands

7 best walks in the midlands

as more and more of us a going out for regular walks, of course at a social distance; here are some of the best trails in the midlands.

 

  1. sandwell valley – finding somewhere quiet and picturesque shouldn’t be too had at sandwell valley country park with over 600 acres to explore. whether you want woods, farmland or water, there will be something to keep the whole family occupies here.
  2. earlswood lakes – the lakes are actually made up of three 22 acre reservoirs where you can bird watch, stretch your legs or just enjoy a picnic surrounded by beautiful scenery
  3. malvern hills – these hills are cared for by the charity malvern hills trust and divide the beautiful english countryside of herefordshire and worcestershire. there are walks for all ages and abilities and they event have an app where you can explore the routes.
  4. cannock chase – this forest really does offer everything, from walking trails, cycling trains and even a dog activity trail.
  5. new hall valley – this 2km walking route was formerly farmland and covers 198 acres of green belt countryside. it is an important nature reserve consisting of historic wetland grazing meadows, plants brook stream and a number of listed buildings.
  6. sutton park – this park offers many walks to suit all abilities and requirements from 1km – 3.5km, passing multiple pools, wildlife and monuments.
  7. clent hills – in the heart of the midlands, clent hills offer miles of footpaths, bridleways and easy access trails offering breathtaking panoramic views over the cotswolds, shropshire hills and welsh borders.