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Four Stones at Clent Hills, Worcestershire
See the enigmatic Four Stones on this walk | © National Trust Images/John Miller
Worcestershire & Herefordshire

Clent Hills short walk

This short stroll leads through woodland to the summit of a hill where you can take a close look at the mysterious Four Stones and also be rewarded on a clear day with impressive views of the Welsh Black Mountains on the horizon.

Total steps: 4

Total steps: 4

Start point

Nimmings Wood car park, grid ref: SO938807

Step 1

Climb up a gentle zig-zag slope into woodland from Nimmings café and information point. Turn right and follow an easy access path through the trees, with some fine views and resting points on the way.

Step 2

Emerging from the woods you reach a sweeping panorama looking west towards Wenlock Edge and the Malvern Hills. Return to your start point via the all-ability path you came on or turn left and walk up to what appears to be some prehistoric standing stones. The views from here are some of the best in the Clent Hills. To the west is the Severn Valley and the Welsh border, while to the north is Birmingham and the Black Country.

Step 3

Skirt to the left of the clump of trees behind the standing stones and enter through a gate into Horses Mane Woodland.

Step 4

Skirt left and return to the car park.

End point

Nimmings Wood car park, grid ref: SO938807

Trail map

Clent Hills short walk map
Clent Hills short walk map | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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Nimmings Wood car park, Hagley Wood Lane, near Romsley, Worcestershire, B62 0NL

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