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The Category Sandwell is a subset of Greater Birmingham. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Sandwell which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200248/parks_and_green_spaces/2313/nature_res...

Overview

'Local Nature Reserves are for both people and wildlife. They are special places for wildlife and give people the chance to get close to nature, and increase their enjoyment and understanding of the natural world.'

www.sandwellramblers.org.uk

Overview

'The Group runs an extensive walks programme with events taking place on Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year. In addition, several walking weekends are arranged each year at various attractive venues throughout the country. The walks vary in length from 4 miles to 16 miles and also in degrees of difficulty. The age range of active walkers is from 10 to 80.'

www.sandwell.gov.uk/sandwellvalley

Size (acreage)660
Overview

'Finding somewhere for a quiet walk is easy in Sandwell Valley Country Park whether you are a keen rambler or just want to go for a walk with the dog or family. There are 660 acres to walk round and you can go for a quiet stroll in pleasant surroundings through woods, farmland or by pools and streams.'

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Beacon+Way

Distance (miles)22
Overview

'This green route is from Sandwell at the heart of the West Midlands conurbation, and goes via the outskirts of Birmingham through the countryside of Walsall and into Staffordshire. The walk takes in the Forest of Mercia, lakes, nature reserves, woods, and the banks of canals. The northern end links with the Heart of England Way on Gentleshaw Common. Only the section from Sandwell to Chasewater is shown on OS maps.'

See also

Beacon Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

www.birmingham.gov.uk/downloads/50122/cycling_in_birmingham

Distance (miles)13
Overview

Route 15: 'From NIA to Galton Valley, Sandwell Valley, returning via River Tame Way, Handsworth Park, and Winson Green Loop Canal ... You will need a copy of the Birmingham Cycling and Walking Map.'

See also

ALERT The Birmingham Greenways Map originally referenced here no longer seems to be available so I have changed the Link.

canalrivertrust.org.uk/canals-and-rivers/tame-valley-canal

Distance (miles)9
Overview

'The Tame Valley Canal is a secret, secluded world, largely hidden from its built-up surroundings by high embankments and deep cuttings. The towpaths are open to walkers, cyclists and anglers, making it the perfect urban escape.'

Description from

Canal & River Trust

See also

Tame Valley Canal & Rushall Canal [Canal Routes]

canalrivertrust.org.uk/media/library/1873.pdf

Overview

'Explore a wealth of history while walking and cycling around Sandwell. Discover its historic canals and see some fascinating reminders of the area's industrial past.'

Description from

Canal & River Trust

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