Walking/cycling in and around Solihull

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…

postcard of shops

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…

image of Green Man

The Solihull Green Man Trail covers over 21 miles of public footpaths in the Borough between Castle Bromwich and Solihull Town Centre. Points of interest include Alcott Wood, Birmingham Airport, Packhorse Bridge at Hampton-in-Arden, Temple Balsall, the Grand Union Canal…

walkers in meadow

Self-guided walks and suggested routes are available on various websites, including: BalsallCom.com National Trust – Baddesley Clinton walks National Trust – walks near Packwood House Ramblers Solihull 41 Club Millennium Way walks Solihull Council Solihull Discovery Walks Solihull Striders and…

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Tudor Grange Park has a 1km dedicated cycle track, which is free of charge to use (but it’s advisable to check that it isn’t booked for an event). The North Solihull Cycle Network is a project to encourage more people to…

Heart of England Bike Ride

If you want to cycle as part of a group, CycleSolihull organises short turn-up-and-ride sessions from a range of starting points, exploring the Borough’s quiet lanes. The rides are all free of charge and operate weekly throughout the spring and…

Volunteers from the Castle Bromwich Youth & Community Partnership restored the closed graveyard at St Mary & St Margaret’s Church, Castle Bromwich, and received Heritage Lottery Funding to research the ‘Stories Behind the Headstones’. The volunteers created a downloadable audio guide…