Sandwell

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'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.'

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Member of the Ramblers - Staffordshire Area Grouping

Size (acreage)660
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'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.'

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.'

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Beacon Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

Distance (miles)13
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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.'

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ALERT The Birmingham Greenways Map originally referenced here coud no longer be found online,  so I have changed the Link.

Distance (miles)9
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'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.'

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Canal & River Trust

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Tame Valley Canal & Rushall Canal [Canal Routes]

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'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.'

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Canal & River Trust

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