Wyre Forest

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The Category Wyre Forest is a subset of Worcestershire.

*Arley Arboretum & Gardens
Size (acreage)30

'Go back in time and watch the Severn Valley Railway trains steam across the hill from one of the magnificent signposted walks. The garden provides the ideal day out for you and your family, a dream escape from the bustle of everyday life ...'

See also

Upper Arley Circular Walk [Worcestershire County Council]

*Bodenham Arboretum
Size (acreage)156

'Walks will take you through a patchwork quilt of pools, plantations, dells and glades which provide habitats for flora, fauna, insect life and numerous species of resident and migrating birds.'

*Wyre Forest

'Wyre and its surrounding woodlands are fantastic places to enjoy the fresh air and and have fun outdoors. There is something for everyone all year round, from walking and family cycling to Go Ape, learning and adventure play.'

Description from

Forestry England

*Wyre Forest District Council

'We are fortunate to have some beautifully picturesque areas in Wyre Forest in which to walk. Whether you walk to get somewhere or just to enjoy your surroundings, prefer to walk with a guide or do your own thing we have brought together a selection of links and information for you to explore.'

Bewdley River and Rail Trail
Distance (miles)8

'Gives you the opportunity to explore the Severn Valley by following the route of the river Severn four miles upstream from Bewdley to the hidden gem that is Upper Arley village. The return leg offers the opportunity to return to Bewdley; either under your own steam by walking back along the opposite bank of the river or by steam power utilising the historic Severn Valley Railway.'

Brindley's Brainwaves Discovery Trail
Distance (miles)1

'Much of Stourport-on-Severn's Georgian architecture has survived from the late 1700s wile other towns have been much altered by redevelopment. The reason was simple: Stourport's key role in linking the Black Country with the River Severn navigation was stolen by a newer canal, the Worcester & Birmingham, which provided a shorter route less affexted by vagaries in the Severn's summer water level ...' ALERT Record adjusted from original Entry.

Description from

Stourport-on-Severn - The Official Website

Far Forest Circular Walk
Distance (miles)7

'Guides visitors through areas of the Forest less trodden by the majority of day trippers and thus the opportunity to indulge in the oak woodlands outstanding beauty.'

North Worcestershire Path
Distance (miles)37

'The walk will allow you to discover ancient royal hunting grounds, sites of special scientific interest, dense woodlands, a river valley, reservoirs and farmland, with fantastic views across the contrasting landscapes of the Birmingham Plateau and the Black Country in the north, to the rural beauty of the Worcestershire countryside in the south.'

See also

North Worcestershire Path [Walking Englishman]

Worcestershire Way
Distance (miles)31

'Hugging the western edge of the County as it borders Herefordshire, the Worcestershire Way really is an opportunity to explore outstanding rural landscapes.  At 31 miles, the route passes through beautiful sleepy villages and verdant steep sided valleys between the Georgian town of Bewdley and the grand spa town of Malvern.'

Wyre Forest Audio Trails

'Four new Audio Trails have been developed in the Wyre Forest area. Each downloadable audio trail acts as your very own personal tour guide ensuring you follow the correct path. The audio tours offer much more than just a simple guide to the route as the description covers interesting heritage and wildlife characteristics that you can discover while on the walk.'

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