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Nature+%26+Wildlife+around+Birmingham+and+the+West+Midlands
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Nature & Wildlife around Birmingham and the West Midlands

From scarce mammals like water voles and polecats to dragonflies and kingfishers, and a huge variety of plant life, there is much to treasure and so many places to visit across the city.

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Parks+and+Open+Spaces+-+Birmingham+loves+them!
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Parks and Open Spaces - Birmingham loves them!

In and around Birmingham, there is so much to enjoy with great parks, open spaces, canals, nature and wildlife. There are so many spaces for people to visit and enjoy.

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Canals in and around Birmingham - enjoy them!

Birmingham is often referred to as being at the heart of Britain’s canal network. With over 100 miles of canals to explore, it’s easy to see why so take our feature and enjoy!

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Edgbaston Tunnel - A Historic Gem!

The Edgbaston Tunnel is on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. It is next to a tunnel on the Cross City Line, they both run under Church Road in Edgbaston. The towpath was widened in 2018.

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Curzon Street Tunnel - a Historic Gem!

The Curzon Street Tunnel was built over the Digbeth Branch Canal in 1838. The engineer was J. Locke. It provided access above to the original Curzon Street Station. It is 49 yards long.

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The Green, Harborne - A Wonderful Open Space!

The Green in Harborne is situated between North Road and Nursery Road. A pair of paths forms a cross from above. About halfway between the High Street and Walkway in Harborne.

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Coughton Court - National Trust - A Warwickshire Historic Gem!

Coughton Court is an English Tudor country house located between Studley and Alcester in Warwickshire. The Throckmorton family have lived here since 1409. In the National Trust from 1946.

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The Brandwood Tunnel - a Historic Gem!

The Brandwood Tunnel is on the Stratford-on-Avon Canal near Brandwood in South Birmingham (between Kings Heath & Kings Norton). It opened in 1802 and is over 300 metres long.

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Baddesley Clinton - National Trust - A Warwickshire Historic Gem!

Baddesley Clinton is a National Trust property in Warwickshire. A moated manor house with gardens, with origins in the 13th century. Was home of the Brome and later Ferrers family.

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Chamberlain+Gardens%2c+Ladywood+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Chamberlain Gardens, Ladywood - A wonderful open space!

Chamberlain Gardens is situated in Ladywood, Birmingham, near Monument Road and Ladywood Road. New railings and gates were installed in 2020. Laid out in the 1960s near housing estates.

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Kings Norton Village Green - A Wonderful Open Space!

Kings Norton Village Green is on The Green, Kings Norton. Near Saint Nicolas Place and St Nicolas' Church. The Bulls Head is the main pub here. The Green is sometimes used for markets.

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Rowheath+Pavillion%2c+Bournville+-+A+thriving+heart+of+community
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Rowheath Pavillion, Bournville - A thriving heart of community

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Lifford+Reservoir%2c+Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Lifford Reservoir, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Lifford Reservoir is situated on Tunnel Lane near Lifford Hall in Lifford near Kings Norton, Birmingham. Built in 1815 near the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. Fishing is permitted here.

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Merecroft+Pool%2c+Kings+Norton+Nature+Reserve+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Merecroft Pool, Kings Norton Nature Reserve - A wonderful open space!

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Bumble Hole - a Canal Gem!

Bumble Hole and Warrens Hall Nature Reserves are to be found in a stunning location in the Black Country where you can go back in time while enjoying bustling wildlife.

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Walsall+Arboretum+-+A+wonderful+open+space!+
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Walsall Arboretum - A wonderful open space!

Walsall Arboretum is a Victorian public park situated on Broadway North in Walsall and it opened to the public in 1874. The large lake is the Hatherton Lake, there is also the Small Pool.

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The Valley Parkway, Bournville - A wonderful open space!

The Valley Parkway is situated in Bournville near Bournville Lane and Woodbrooke Road. Home of the Bournville Model Yacht & Powerboat Club.

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Olton Reservoir - A private open space

It is only possible to see Olton Reservoir from the train, there is no access to members of the public and impossible to see it from the Warwick Road. Built 1799 to supply water to Grand Union

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Moseley Golf Club

Moseley Golf Club is situated on Springfield Road near Kings Heath and Billesley in Birmingham. Founded in 1892. It also runs down Billesley Lane, Brook Lane and Coldbath Road.

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Edgbaston Golf Club

Edgbaston Golf Club is between Church Road, Priory Road and Edgbaston Park Road. You can access Edgbaston Pool from Winterbourne House and Garden via a gate. Edgbaston Hall is the clubhouse.

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Alexander Stadium - Home of the Birchfield Harriers

The Alexander Stadium is situated in Perry Park in Perry Barr, Birmingham and is the home ground of the athletics club Birchfield Harriers. Used for Birmingham Grand Prix & Diamond League

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St Mary's Church, Moseley - Culture, history and faith

St Mary's Church is situated on St Mary's Row in Moseley Village. A Grade II listed building with origins in the 15th century. Rebuilt in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Moseley Village Green - A wonderful open space!

Moseley Village Green is situated on St Mary's Row near Alcester Road in Moseley. Moseley Farmers Market is usually held here on the last Saturday of each month.

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Bournville Cricket Pavilion - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bournville Cricket Pavilion is situated near Bournville Lane in Bournville and was built in 1902, by H Bedford Tyler. It is used by the Bournville Sports & Crown Green Sports Club.

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Bournville Village Green - A wonderful open space!

The Bournville Village Green is in Bournville, and is around The Rest House. Between Linden Road and Sycamore Road. Surrounded by buildings from the early 20th century.

 

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