This fascinating walk shows you some of the amazing graffiti art around Digbeth in Birmingham. The walk starts and ends at Moor St train station (though pick it up wherever!), and is 4 km (3 miles) long. There are cafes and bars along the route to take a break, especially around the Custard Factory, and […]
A “there-and-back” 36km (22 mile) trip along canal towpaths, quiet roads and green routes through New Hall Valley Country Park all the way to the beautiful 2400 acre Sutton Park National Nature Reserve, one of the largest urban parks in Europe. All surfaces are good quality.
A circular cycle route of 18km (11 miles) along good quality canal towpaths, quiet green roads and pathways through parks – you will see some of Birmingham’s canal network, Edgbaston, Cannon Hill Park and Moseley Village. You can also link this route with the Edgbaston Reservoir/Harborne Walkway/University of Birmingham cycle route.
A delightful circular cycle route of 21km (13 miles) along good quality canal towpaths, quiet green roads and pathways through parks, much of it along National Cycle Route 5 – you will see some of Birmingham’s canal network, smell chocolate in the air at Bournville (the home of Cadbury’s Dairy Milk), the Rea Valley Cycle […]
Edgbaston Reservoir, Harborne Walkway, University of Birmingham, Canals and Brindley Place Birmingham Cycle
A circular cycle route of 15km (9 miles) along good quality canal towpaths, a well surfaced disused railway line and quiet green roads – you will see Edgbaston Reservoir Nature Reserve, the popular suburb of Harborne, the lovely original red-brick buildings at the University of Birmingham and parts of leafy Edgbaston. You can also link […]
A 21km (half marathon) loop along canal towpaths, out past Bournville and then back along the Rea Valley Cycle Route through Cannon Hill Park – a perfect “green run” for during the day, as not all paths are lit at night.
A 10km loop around the quiet streets and canal towpaths of central Birmingham, out to Edgbaston Reservoir Nature Reserve and back. This run is best done in daylight hours as not all of the route is lit at night. You may have to run past lots of tourists along the canal if the weather is […]
A 5km loop in the quiet streets and canal towpaths around central Birmingham, that links the 3km and 1.5km run loops. This run is perfect in daylight or at night-time as all of the route is on lit pavements/paths. Just beware you may have to run past lots of tourists along the canal if the […]
A great 3km loop in the quiet streets and canal towpaths around central Birmingham, perfect in daylight or at night-time as all of the route is on lit pavements/paths. Just beware you may have to run past lots of tourists along the canal if the weather is nice!
A nice short 1.5km loop (repeat to increase your distance!) in the quiet streets around Birmingham Cathedral, perfect in daylight or at night-time as all on lit roads/paths.