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Black Pear 50

Staffordshire, Worcestershire

84 km / 52 miles
This figure-of-eight walk covers a scenic route mainly in North Worcestershire, straying briefly into Staffordshire, all within easy reach of Birmingham. Passing the Kinver rock houses, it reaches the Severn-side town of Bewdley via part of the Wyre Forest. It follows the Severn Valley and then James Brindley’s Staffordshire Canal to reach Stourport-on-Severn, and then passes historic Hartlebury Castle and Harvington Hall to return to the start in Hagley. The second, shorter, loop takes walkers over the Clent, Waseley and Lickey Hills, with their extensive views. Regular train services from Hagley allow the walk to be broken down into shorter sections.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start and Finish: SO901805 - Hagley Station, near Stourbridge, Worcestershire View on StreetMap

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Route Description - PDF Black Pear Route Description  (LDWA Heart of England  - 2019 ) Download File


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 138, 139
OS Landranger Active 138, 139
OS Explorer 218, 219
OS Explorer Active 218, 219

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Bunk House
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25 km

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Route Profile:

83.0 km (51.6 miles)
1,665 m (5,463 ft) ascent
297 m (974 ft)  maximum height

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