Walks with views in the West Midlands

The New Year is the perfect time to get outdoors, walk off those Christmas pounds and connect with nature. Here’s our pick of walks with a view in the East Midlands.

Four stones circle at Clent Hills against dramatic sky
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Clent Hills Worcestershire 

This short walk takes you right to the top of Clent Hill. Along the route you can spot several follies from Hagley Hall estate.

View of Upton garden terraces in the frost
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‘What a view’ walk from Upton House and Gardens 

You can enjoy huge vistas and big skies on walks from Upton House and Gardens. Look out across beautiful Warwickshire countryside from the most north-easterly outcrop of the Cotswolds.

Blakeway Hollow
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Wenlock Edge Shropshire 

From here you can see about four miles of the Edge and can really take in the magnitude of this looming landscape.

Nanny's Rock in the woodland of Kinver Edge
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Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses Staffordshire 

This walk takes in all aspects of the Edge, from the heathland buzzing with wildlife to leafy woodland paths with children’s natural play areas.

tree with pile of logs beneath it
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Brockhampton Estate Herefordshire 

The carriage ride was a way for the lord of the manor to survey the property. The grandeur of the landscape here can certainly be appreciated on this beautiful walk.