Lickey Hills, Barnt Green and the Bittell Reservoirs

Introduction to Walk 1501

Photo from the walk - Lickey Hills, Barnt Green and the Bittell Reservoirs

County/Area - Worcestershire

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy

This short walk visits the North Eastern corner of Worcestershire and the delightful Lickey Hills. It also includes Upper and Lower Bittell Reservoirs and the village of Barnt Green. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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