Walk 1501

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.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

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- OS Explorer - Sheet 220 BUY MAP

- OS Landranger - Sheet 139 BUY MAP

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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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Accommodation Nearby

Holiday Inn Express Redditch
Redditch
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
The Manor Arms
Abberley
15.9 miles / 25.5 km away
The Camping and Caravanning Club
Coventry
18.3 miles / 29.3 km away
Broome Park Farm B & B
Cleobury Mortimer
20.8 miles / 33.2 km away
The Malvern Retreat Award Winning Self-Catering
Malvern
22.4 miles / 35.9 km away
Eastnor Castle
Ledbury
29.1 miles / 46.6 km away

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