SP0073 : Lickey Hills Country Park

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

Lickey Hills Country Park
Lickey Hills Country Park
This avenue of beech trees connects the country park with Barnt Green station.
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)
Submitted
Friday, 26 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
Avenue 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0042 7376 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:21.7138N 1:59.7154W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0036 7380
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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