Little Doward, Wye Valley (c) Webb Aviation

Ludlow in frost from Whitcliffe Common, Flickr CC

Narrowboats in Birmingham © Tony Hisgett, Flickr (CCL)

West Midlands

From tracing the path of glaciers in Ludlow to discovering glass making in Stourbridge, this area reveals landscapes shaped by people and nature.

Host to Britain’s second city, Birmingham, discover why it was once ‘the workshop of the world’.

Find out how fossils fuelled the Industrial Revolution and how the Black Country got its name.

Discover the Georgian charms of a spa town or head west to the tranquillity of rural Herefordshire and Worcestershire, home to apple orchards and Elgar’s Malvern Hills.

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  • 9 walks
  • 4 trails
  • 5 viewpoints
  • 3 aerial