SP0073 : Lickey Hills Country Park

taken 4 years ago, near to Barnt Green, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Lickey Hills Country Park
Lickey Hills Country Park
A tongue of the park reaches down between houses to provide visitors arriving via Barnt Green station with an avenue of beech trees to walk along. It perhaps does not look at its best in January.
Lickey Hills Country Park :: SO9975

The Lickey Hills are a range of hills in Worcestershire to the south west of Birmingham. A park was first established here in 1888 when Rednal Hill was given to the city by the Birmingham Association for the Preservation of Open Spaces. It subsequently expanded to 524 acres with land from the Cadbury estate and was designated a country park in 1971. It became a popular day trip destination for Birmingham people in the inter war years using the tram service to Rednal. Today there is a visitor centre and the public can wander through a variety of habitats including deciduous woodland, conifer plantations, heathland and bog. The park is owned and managed by the City of Birmingham.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 January, 2018   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 25 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
Avenue 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0053 7370 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:21.6814N 1:59.6185W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0057 7367
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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