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Walsall+Arboretum+-+A+wonderful+open+space!+
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Walsall Arboretum - A wonderful open space!

Walsall Arboretum is a Victorian public park situated on Broadway North in Walsall and it opened to the public in 1874. The large lake is the Hatherton Lake, there is also the Small Pool.

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The+Valley+Parkway%2c+Bournville+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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The Valley Parkway, Bournville - A wonderful open space!

The Valley Parkway is situated in Bournville near Bournville Lane and Woodbrooke Road. Home of the Bournville Model Yacht & Powerboat Club.

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Nature & Wildlife around Birmingham and the West Midlands

From scarce mammals like water voles and polecats to dragonflies and kingfishers, and a huge variety of plant life, there is much to treasure and so many places to visit across the city.

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Love our parks

Love our parks is an initiative launched in Birmingham that is rolling out across the UK as a way of bringing people across the UK together in a shared passion for their parks.  

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introducing GreenSpacesAndUs - A community of passion

GreenSpacesAndUs is a digital space for people & community to share and showcase their wonderful experiences of parks & green spaces through photography, posts and web links.

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Parks+and+Open+Spaces+-+Birmingham+loves+them!
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Parks and Open Spaces - Birmingham loves them!

In and around Birmingham, there is so much to enjoy with great parks, open spaces, canals, nature and wildlife. There are so many spaces for people to visit and enjoy.

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Canals+in+and+around+Birmingham+-+enjoy+them!
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Canals in and around Birmingham - enjoy them!

Birmingham is often referred to as being at the heart of Britain’s canal network. With over 100 miles of canals to explore, it’s easy to see why so take our feature and enjoy!

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The+Green%2c+Harborne+-+A+Wonderful+Open+Space!
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The Green, Harborne - A Wonderful Open Space!

The Green in Harborne is situated between North Road and Nursery Road. A pair of paths forms a cross from above. About halfway between the High Street and Walkway in Harborne.

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Baddesley Clinton - National Trust - A Warwickshire Historic Gem!

Baddesley Clinton is a National Trust property in Warwickshire. A moated manor house with gardens, with origins in the 13th century. Was home of the Brome and later Ferrers family.

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Chamberlain+Gardens%2c+Ladywood+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Chamberlain Gardens, Ladywood - A wonderful open space!

Chamberlain Gardens is situated in Ladywood, Birmingham, near Monument Road and Ladywood Road. New railings and gates were installed in 2020. Laid out in the 1960s near housing estates.

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Kings+Norton+Village+Green+-+A+Wonderful+Open+Space!
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Kings Norton Village Green - A Wonderful Open Space!

Kings Norton Village Green is on The Green, Kings Norton. Near Saint Nicolas Place and St Nicolas' Church. The Bulls Head is the main pub here. The Green is sometimes used for markets.

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Rowheath+Pavillion%2c+Bournville+-+A+thriving+heart+of+community
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Rowheath Pavillion, Bournville - A thriving heart of community

Coming soon!

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Lifford+Reservoir%2c+Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Lifford Reservoir, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

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Merecroft+Pool%2c+Kings+Norton+Nature+Reserve+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Merecroft Pool, Kings Norton Nature Reserve - A wonderful open space!

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Bumble Hole - a Canal Gem!

Bumble Hole and Warrens Hall Nature Reserves are to be found in a stunning location in the Black Country where you can go back in time while enjoying bustling wildlife.

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Moseley+Golf+Club
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Moseley Golf Club

Moseley Golf Club is situated on Springfield Road near Kings Heath and Billesley in Birmingham. Founded in 1892. It also runs down Billesley Lane, Brook Lane and Coldbath Road.

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Edgbaston Golf Club

Edgbaston Golf Club is between Church Road, Priory Road and Edgbaston Park Road. You can access Edgbaston Pool from Winterbourne House and Garden via a gate. Edgbaston Hall is the clubhouse.

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Alexander Stadium - Home of the Birchfield Harriers

The Alexander Stadium is situated in Perry Park in Perry Barr, Birmingham and is the home ground of the athletics club Birchfield Harriers. Used for Birmingham Grand Prix & Diamond League

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Moseley Village Green - A wonderful open space!

Moseley Village Green is situated on St Mary's Row near Alcester Road in Moseley. Moseley Farmers Market is usually held here on the last Saturday of each month.

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Bournville+Village+Green+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Bournville Village Green - A wonderful open space!

The Bournville Village Green is in Bournville, and is around The Rest House. Between Linden Road and Sycamore Road. Surrounded by buildings from the early 20th century.

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Dartmouth+Circus+-+site+of+the+Boulton+%26+Watt+Engine+of+1817
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Dartmouth Circus - site of the Boulton & Watt Engine of 1817

Dartmouth Circus is an island at Dartmouth Middleway with the Aston Expressway, A38(M) going under it. The Boulton & Watt Engine of 1817 can be seen here. Linked by subways and footbridge.

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Aston+University+Green+-+A+Wonderful+open+space!
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Aston University Green - A Wonderful open space!

Nestled in the middle of the Aston University campus is a wonderful green space. It was re-landscaped following the demolition of Stafford Tower in 2014 and completing Aston Student Village.

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Five Ways Island - A wonderful open space!

At the busy Five Ways Island is a small public space with wonderful flower beds. Subways called walkways links the pavements to all surrounding roads. Site of a Grammar School 1883-1958.

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The River Cole - A Birmingham Gem!

The River Cole is a 25 miles long river in the Midlands and much of it flows through Birmingham.  Here, with community and with posts, a gallery and maps we feature this lovely river.

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Curtis Gardens, Birmingham - A Wonderful open space!

Curtis Gardens is situated on the Fox Hollies Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham. Formerly the estate of Fox Hollies Hall (demolished in 1937).

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