Bewdley Circular Walk
Start Time: 10.00am Approx Finish Time: 2.30pm Number of Stiles: 1
Post Code for Parking: DY12 1PU
Route: Blackstone – Bewdley – Caravan Park – Bowcastle Farm – Coppice Gate – Wyre Forest Nature Reserve – Knowles Mill – Bewdley – Blackstone
Distance: 10.5 miles (16.9 kms) Ascent: 95 ft ( 29 metres) Map: OS Explorer 218
Directions to Parking: Blackstone picnic site car park (Free public car park) – From Solihull take the M42 south towards Bromsgrove and exit the M42 onto the M5 north towards Birmingham. Exit the M5 at J4 onto Sandy Lane (A491) heading towards Stourbridge and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Stourbridge Road (A491). After about 4 miles take the A456 (Kidderminster Road) and remain on the A456 through Kidderminster heading towards Bewdley. Go past the West Midlands Safari Park and at the island turn left (still the A456) and the Blackstone car park is about 0.25 miles on this road.
Information: The walk takes in the River Severn, woodland and stream and the Wyre Forest Nature Reserve. There are two hills to climb, one small section of lane walking and one road to cross. (50 yards of road to walk without a pavement).
Breaks: Morning & Lunch breaks
Toilets: During the walk
Please Note: Numbers for this walk will be limited – please view the website for details nearer the time.