Best places for an outdoor walk in Solihull | Home Instead Solihull

Solihull is a great area in the UK for outdoor walking. Whether you're looking for an easy stroll through Knowle Park's peaceful woodland.

Knowle Park

Knowle Park is the perfect place for an outdoor walk. It’s a large park with many different trails, so you can find something that suits your needs.

The park is located in Solihull West Midlands UK and offers plenty of space for people of all ages to play or relax.

It’s open from dawn until dusk any day of the week, so you’ll never be short on options when it comes time for your visit!

Solihull Arboretum

Solihull Arboretum is located in the north of Solihull, near Shenstone. It’s a beautiful space that’s perfect for a walk or picnic with family and friends.

The arboretum features several trails through its woodland and grassland areas, giving you plenty of options depending on your preference. There are also plenty of benches dotted around where you can sit down to enjoy the scenery while taking in some fresh air!

There’s lots of wildlife at Solihull Arboretum too – keep an eye out for birds such as blue tits or blackbirds, rabbits and squirrels running around on their daily business (or maybe just relaxing), along with butterflies flitting between flowers.

Millennium Country Park

Millennium Country Park is a relaxing walk through the heart of Solihull. It’s located on the edge of Birmingham and has a variety of wildlife and trails to explore. The park has been designed with families in mind, so there are plenty of activities for children:

  • The playground has swings, slides and even an octopus!
  • There are also climbing frames at different heights so everyone can play together.

If you’re looking for something more challenging than just playing around on equipment with your kids then Millennium Country Park has some great walking trails too:

Balsall Common’s Nature Reserve

Balsall Common’s Nature Reserve is located in the south of Solihull, just north of M42 junction 6.

The nature reserve covers 70 hectares and includes a lake called Balsall Pond which was formed by gravel extraction in the 19th century.

You can see birds such as blackcaps, bullfinches and buzzards here as well as other wildlife such as bats and dragonflies.

There are several paths around the lake that are suitable for wheelchair users too!

Cofton Country Park

Cofton Country Park is a great place to go for walks. It’s a mixture of open grassland, woodland and water – so you can expect to see a range of wildlife. There are lots of trails and paths in the park, so it’s easy to explore on your own or with friends. There’s also an information centre where you can find out more about what else there is to do in Cofton Park if you want some extra inspiration!

If you’re feeling hungry after all that walking (or even before), there’s a cafe where they serve tea, coffee and snacks like sandwiches or cake slices – perfect after any outdoor adventure!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our list of five places for outdoor walks in Solihull. If you have any other suggestions, please let us know!

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