Places in Solihull

Marston Green is a growing area with a well-established and thriving community. It has an excellent commuter network that includes rail links to the National Exhibition Centre and Birmingham Airport, as well as Coventry, Birmingham and London. There are also…

Berkswell is a picturesque and historic village, situated between Solihull and Coventry. It benefits from a superb rural location in the Meriden gap, but with good transport links to national rail and motorway networks. The Heart of England Way, a…

Balsall Common is a bustling village near Berkswell and Kenilworth, located off the A452 Kenilworth Road. It is a popular route for commuters and tourists with easy access to the NEC, Birmingham Business Park, Solihull town centre, and Meriden village…

Fishing at Babbs Mill

Babbs Mill Local Nature Reserve in Kingshurst was created in 1977 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. A haven for wildlife, Babbs Mill was designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 2002. There’s lots to do…

image of Meriden Park

Meriden Park is a Green Flag Park and Local Nature Reserve (LNR). With a play area, skate park, tennis courts, picnic area, football pitch and supervised adventure playground, there’s lots to explore. Find out more from Solihull Council’s website.

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There are 23 Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) in Solihull, which are havens for wildlife and provide a relaxing environment. The most recent public open space to be designated as a Local Nature Reserve is Langley Hall Park, Olton, which was…

Solihull town centre

If you’re in Solihull town centre and are curious about its history and the buildings around you, follow our short town centre trail to find out more. Taking in the historic heart of the old Solihull village, this circular walk…

bmx

Solihull’s first BMX Pump Track was opened in Olton Park on 2nd June 2016 and may be used by every age and ability, from young balance bike starters to more skilled and older riders. Find out more via the track’s…

Festive Walk

If you enjoy walking as part of a group, then join one of the many local clubs in the Solihull area, or just take part in one of the many regular group events. Local clubs include: Balsall Common U3A Ramblers…

image of a bluebell wood

From the end of April until May, you may follow the Bluebell Trail in Millison’s Wood, Meriden. This ancient woodland once formed part of the Forest of Arden and was designated a Local Nature Reserve in 2002. The entrance to…

The Core Theatre

Located immediately adjacent to Touchwood shopping centre in Solihull town centre, the multi-purpose Arts Complex in Theatre Square offers a 336-seat raked theatre, a smaller studio (capacity 130), galleries and exhibition space, as well as a licensed café bar (Encore)…

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Enjoy this short, circular walk around Balsall Common, starting from Lavender Hall Park car park and heading through Balsall Common village centre, out to Berkswell Railway Station and along the Kenilworth Greenway, then past Lavender Hall Fisheries and back to the…