Barr Beacon & The Beacon way LATE AUTUMN explorer - 8 mile walk

GO: Heart Of England
GO: Heart Of England
Public group

WS9 0QN

Beacon Rd · Aldridge

How to find us

Barr Beacon LNR, Beacon Rd, Aldridge, WS9 0QN (nearest postcode location)

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Details

A moderate 8mile easy circular mostly level walk, exploring the Beacon viewpoint, The Dingle, Hay head wood nature reserve, the Arbouretum & some woodland.
Expect to see good views over the west midlands, woodland wildflowers at your feet and birds in the trees overhead, with the babbling Longwood Brook running next to the path. Early Autumn brings leafall & berries in the woods.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barr_Beacon

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g187059-d6542151-Reviews-Walsall_Arboretum-Walsall_West_Midlands_England.html

Well behaved dogs, on lead and children welcome but you take full responsibility for them. We stop at the Arbouretum cafe & finish after at nearby The Longhorn PH on Sutton Rd

Meetup Point : Barr Beacon by the war memorial @ 09:30 for 9:45 Start PROMPT. free car park at Barr Beacon, junction of Beacon Road & Bridle lane. Public Transport : Bus routes 76, 77, 88 and 935

Important : Please remember if not attending to update your reply to 'Not Going' in consideration to other members on the waiting list. Persistent 'non shows' could be removed from future events. Min. attendance 10 & subject to cancellation in adverse weather conditions.

Lift requests or offering car share, post a message well before the event, NOT acceptable a the day before! Please if you arrange be respectful & either turn up as arranged or contact by phone in good time. Time wasting is totally unacceptable behaviour!

Please DONT post messages on the day, there NOT monitored on here. ONLY use Contact No. [masked] upto half hour before event start, calls are not answered whilst driving. text preferably, or call during event in emergencies.