Lickey Hills Country Park
Explore 524 acres of country park at Lickey Hills near Birmingham. There are a number of woodland trails to follow and a climb up Beacon Hill with fabulous views of the surrounding countryside. Also look out for deer, badgers and a variety of birdlife as you go. The park has an excellent visitor centre with an exhibition, leaflets and information on nature trails and guided walks. The park is very popular, particularly in springtime when the woodland is covered in an impressive display of bluebells.
If you would like to continue your walk you could follow the North Worcestershire Path towards the nearby Waseley Hills Country Park or the Bittell Reservoirs in the other direction. The Barnt Green Circular Walk visits the park and the reservoirs and can be started from the visitor centre.
At the Lower Bittell reservoir you can also pick up the Worcester and Birmingham Canal and enjoy a waterside walk to the splendid Tardebigge Locks.
If you were to head a few miles to the south west you could visit the lovely Chaddesley Wood National Nature Reserve. The reserve has some nice woodland trails with a wide variety of flora and fauna to look out for.
Lickey Hills is located on the south west tip of Birmingham near to Bromsgrove.
Lickey Hills Country Park PostcodeB45 8ER - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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