EARLSWOOD LAKES

A jewel on our doorsteps and whilst many of the houses on one side of the Engine Lake are in Solihull borough, the lake itself is not, and forms the boundary with Warwickshire. There are three lakes in all. The Canal and Rivers Trust have done a fantastic job in renovating the paths and the … More EARLSWOOD LAKES

Solihull Council teams up with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Severn Trent for Commonwealth Forest at Hope Coppice

I joined many others, including my grandsons school pals, planting trees at Hope Coppice last week. The headlines of the from the planting are: Hope Coppice becomes first location of the Severn Trent and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Forests with 9,400 trees First day of planting took place on World Wildlife Day, Thursday 3 March, with … More Solihull Council teams up with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Severn Trent for Commonwealth Forest at Hope Coppice

Blythe Walk – extention

This is a continuation of the walk, from Monkspath, ¬†over the motorway to the River Blythe; see this link for details: https://cllrkenhawkins.co.uk/2017/08/03/river-blythe-walk-from-monkspath/ This about a 1.5 mile extension, through Solihull Riding Club land, via a public footpath, then walking back on the pavement¬†along Four Ashes Road, then back to the river via another public footpath … More Blythe Walk – extention

Baddesley Clinton – Local National Trust Walk

Yesterday Jan and I, together with Mille, undertook the5 and bit miles circular walk encompassing Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House, both National Trust properties. The walk is available on-line via this link: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/packwood-house/trails/packwood-house-to-baddesley-clinton-walk The walk is easy, with no climbing and all fields/paths were dry. I have posted my own route because we started from … More Baddesley Clinton – Local National Trust Walk