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The Worcestershire Countryside

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The Great Outdoors - Visit Worcs.
Worcestershire is a rural county full of open spaces and countryside where visitors can enjoy the great outdoors...

Country Parks & Nature Reserves
An exciting day out with the family or a quiet picnic spot, we offer a variety of countryside sites to fit the bill.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust
Worcestershire Wildlife Trust works towards an environment rich in wildlife for everyone...

Walks & Rides
Circular Walks, Long Distance Trails and more at Worcs. County Council.

Parks & Open Spaces - The Malverns
Details of commons, woodland, hills and more countryside and parks.

In and around Worcestershire
Places to go at the National Trust including days out in the countryside.

Malvern Hills AONB
A wealth of information on the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Walking in the Malverns
Fantastic range of downloadable walks and a walking app highlighting some of the best of the area.

Nature Reserves - Wyre Forest
Details Nature Reserves, SSSIs, conservation areas in the district and more.

Biological Records Centre
Worcestershire Biological Records Centre & Worcestershire Recorders.

Walking Britain - Worcestershire
Circular walks to print and download for free with gpx files.

Walking in Worcestershire
More Worcestershire walks to download and print free.

Worcestershire Naturalists' Club
Are you interested in Natural History?... The club arranges walks, talks and more.

Visit Wyre Forest - Outdoors
There are many beautiful areas of countryside and small picturesque villages that are worthy of a visit...

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Latest News

  • Monday 27th January 2020: Lower Heath Litter Pick

    There will be a litter pick on the Lower Heath area of Hartlebury Common on Monday 27th January at 10.30am.  Meet in Sandy Lane, parking at Brian Norton Autos. We will be continuing with clearing the fly tipped areas of Lower Heath alongside the Pickup Artists and Worcestershire County Council.   All are welcome so The post Monday 27th January 2020: Lower Heath […]

  • High Speed Rail (HS2) – new report reveals exorbitant cost to nature

    Ecosystems permanently damaged. Irreplaceable habitats destroyed. Taxpayer's money spent on restoration wasted. Wildlife extinctions at a local level. This could be nature’s fate if the current plans for HS2 continue.

  • January Work Parties

    The dates of the WCC led conservation voluntary work parties at Hartlebury Common for January 2020 are:   Thursday 16th January, Saturday 18th January and Thursday 30th January. Start time is 9.30, usually meet at Wilden Top car park, unless otherwise stated.  Hot and cold drinks are provided. If you would like to volunteer and The post January Work Parties appeared […]

  • Natural Networks celebrates wildlife milestone

    New watercourses and woodland corridors for butterflies are just two of the achievements so far of an important project to help wildlife in Worcestershire.

  • Discover a wilder you

    Local charity Worcestershire Wildlife Trust is encouraging people to put their over-indulgence during the festive season behind them and get involved with volunteering across Worcestershire.

  • Upcoming Work Parties

    The remaining conservation voluntary work parties at Hartlebury Common for 2019 are on Thursday 5th December, Thursday 19th December and Saturday 21st December.  Start time is 9.30, usually at Wilden Top car park, unless otherwise stated.  Hot and cold drinks, and biscuits, are provided. If you would like to volunteer and need more information (date, The post […]

  • Monday 9th December: AGM & Indoor Meeting

    The next indoor meeting of the Hartlebury Common Local Group is on Monday 9th December (at 8 PM) when Roger Umpelby will be giving a talk on “Bredon Hill through the year, a nature lover’s view”. All are welcome to attend this talk.   Prior to the Indoor Meeting there will be the group’s AGM The post Monday 9th December: AGM & Indoor Meeting […]

  • Litter Pick on Lower Heath

    There will be a litter pick on Lower Heath on Monday 25th November at 10.30am. Meet in Sandy Lane, parking at Brian Norton Autos. We will be continuing with clearing the fly tipped areas of Lower Heath with the Pickup Artists and Worcestershire County Council. Please come along and help. The post Litter Pick on Lower Heath appeared first on Hartlebury Common Local Group.

  • Work Party Location Change – Thursday 7th November 2019

    Owing to the amount of rain over the last few weeks Rush Pool is too wet to work in/around safely at the moment.   For Thursday 7th November could volunteers please meet at the Kyle Milne Way entrance to the Common for a job in that area. Locations for tasks beyond this date are not The post Work Party Location Change – Thursday 7th November 2019 appeared first on […]

  • Craft fair at Smite - 16th November

    A farm belonging to a Worcestershire charity will sparkle with the work of local craftworkers just in time for the start of this year’s Christmas shopping.

  • Monday 11th November 2019: The Butterflies of Hartlebury Common

    The next indoor meeting of the Hartlebury Common Local Group is on Monday 11th November when Mike Lomax will give a talk on the Butterflies of Hartlebury Common. Mike is one of two individuals that undertake the butterfly transect on the Common and has built up a wealth of information about the site’s butterflies over The post Monday 11th November 2019: The Butterflies […]

  • Spooky Spells Welly Walk

    Double double toil and troubles Bats fly past and pond life bubbles Families are invited to get into the Halloween spirit and cook up a spooky spell this half-term.

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