Take in a breathtaking view of Birmingham city centre from some peaceful woods

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hrs

254

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254

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9

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

Walking around the Lickey Hills is a wonderful experience that offers something for everyone.

The hills are a beautiful and scenic location, with rolling hills, valleys, and dense woodland.

Walking trails vary in terrain from easy, flat paths to more challenging inclines, catering to all ages and abilities and the area covers over 500 acres. The views from the hills are breathtaking, providing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

In addition to the beautiful scenery, the Lickey Hills are home to a diverse range of wildlife, including birds of prey, deer, and rare breeds of sheep.

Whether you are a nature lover, a keen walker, or simply looking for a peaceful and relaxing day out, the Lickey Hills are a perfect destination.

The walking trails are well maintained, and there are maps and signposts to help guide you, making it easy to explore this beautiful area at your own pace. From the Lickey Hills, the Birmingham skyline can be seen in the distance, offering a unique and picturesque view of the city.

The view from the hills shows a mix of modern and historic architecture, with some of Birmingham's most iconic buildings visible on the horizon, including the BT Tower and the Rotunda.

On a clear day, it's also possible to see the sprawling city center and the bustling streets below. The view of the Birmingham skyline from the Lickey Hills is particularly beautiful during sunrise or sunset, when the sky is often painted with a stunning array of colours, making for a truly memorable experience.

Many visitors come to the Lickey Hills specifically to enjoy the stunning views of the city and take in the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside.