Opening times for 3 December 2023
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Independent family-run café at Nimmings Wood car park.
Guided walks run regularly, view the What's On section for details.
Nimmings Wood car park is open from 9am to 4pm daily (£4 all day or free for National Trust members - scan your membership card at the machine by the café). There is also free parking 24/7 at Walton Hill and Adams Hill.
Dogs are welcome at the Clent Hills. Please keep them on a lead in the car park, café area and on the Easy Access Route as well as in areas grazed by livestock. If your dog does not have good recall please keep them on the lead at all times to protect sheep and cattle on the hills.
The easy access path from Nimmings Wood car park (Hagley Wood Lane) will be the best route if you have a pushchair or wheelchair, this path is also red sandstone (compacted gravel). The pathways are made of red sandstone and the paths can be uneven with natural trip hazards and muddy in wet weather. The extensive network of bridleways and permissive tracks are shared by walkers, horses and cyclists.
Accessible route and/or map
There is an easy access route from Nimmings Wood car park up to the Four Stones.
The Clent Hills are located between the villages of Clent and Romsley. They are signposted off the A491, southeast of Hagley, 6 miles from J4 of the M5.
Parking: Parking charges apply at Nimmings Wood car park off Hagley Wood Lane, £4 per day and free for National Trust members when you scan your membership card at the machine by the café.
Sat Nav: Use postcode B62 0NL for Nimmings Wood car park.
The Clent Hills are a destination on the North Worcestershire Way, a 27 mile walking route running from Kinver to Major's Green. The North Worcestershire Path goes through Clent Hill and Walton Hill and connects the Waseley Hills on one side and Hagley on the other. There are also footpaths connecting local villages such as Romsley, Clent, Lower Clent and Hagley.
Hagley train station 3½ miles, Stourbridge Town train station 5 miles and Bromsgrove train station 10 miles.
Bus stop 20 minutes walk from Nimmings Wood car park, up a steep hill, on bus route 192 between Birmingham, Halesowen, Hagley and Kidderminster. Alight at Hagley. Bus stop ½ mile from Clent village, on bus route 318 between Stourbridge, Hagley and Bromsgrove.
There is no clear cycle-path to the property although there are cycle-paths and bridleways in the surrounding hills. Cycle parking in Nimmings Wood car park.
With large areas to let your dog off the lead, sticks to find and new smells to sniff, the Clent Hills are a great place for canine companions. Find out what facilities are available.
A stunning countryside haven in the heart of the busy Midlands
Independent family-run cafe
The Nimmings cafe is famous for its hearty sandwiches, just what you want after a refreshing walk.
For a few weeks in May the Clent Hills are covered in bluebells, particularly in bluebell valley.
Join Trail Run West Midlands for a workshop on the Clent Hills. This is perfect for beginners and will help you build confidence to hit the trails.
Discover the changing seasons, meet new people and find new walking routes around the hills with a guided walk. From short family walks to a 10 mile walk on May bank holiday, there's something for everyone.
Enjoy the great outdoors on the Clent Hills. Enjoy a bracing walk, an energising run, hunt for signs of spring, have fun with the family or just take in the views.
Enjoy the great outdoors on the Clent Hills with miles of bridleway to explore. Find out about the best routes and keeping yourself safe while out walking and cycling on the Hills.
This short walking trail to the top of Clent Hill rewards you with impressive views of the Welsh Black Mountains on a clear day, and a close look at the enigmatic Four Stones.
A great spot for watching birds and butterflies near the Clent Hills with miles of walking trails nearby.
At the entrance to the Hanbury estate, this handsome lodge has miles of walking trails on the doorstep.
Explore the miles of footpaths, bridleways and easy access trails offering breathtaking panoramic views over the Cotswolds, Shropshire Hills and Welsh borders.
Wonder at the 18th-century follies which form the backdrop to the picturesque Hagley Hall.
Walk to Walton Hill, a little off the beaten track, for a more tranquil area. Find peace and quiet or get closer to nature at the wildlife hide; Walton Hill is an important area for breeding birds and rare insects.
Discover the myths, legends, bloody battles and early tourism ventures in the region.
Find out more about volunteering at Clent Hills and how you can play your part in looking after this nature and wildlife haven in the heart of the Midlands.