About this Event
Come along and discover a beautiful route and learn about some of Birmingham’s hidden heritage sites along the way.
When: Friday 8th September 2023 - Leaving at 9.30am
Location: Start/Finish - Sarehole Mill
Ecobirmingham have recently launched ’69 wards by bike or foot, a collection of collection of 13 online maps highlighting cycling and walking friendly routes, greenspaces and places to visit across the City. On this led walk you will get a taster of ‘Route 9’ as we take a lovely stroll from Sarehole Mill exploring local green spaces and Moseley Bog.
On our return, we will visit Sarehole Mill, the beautiful grounds and café, one of the places famous author J.R.R Tolkien spent lots of time a child and sited as inspiration for his writings, including ‘The Hobbit’ and’ Lord of the Rings’. There will be an opportunity to buy refreshments and enjoy the surroundings over coffee and cake.
The route will be approx. 2 miles round trip. Starting/finishing at Sarehole Mill. This will be a relaxed social walk suitable for all the family. Please remember to bring a drink, dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.
All participants will receive a FREE illustrated '69wards by Bike or Foot' map
How to get there: Sarehole Mill is very accessible by bike or foot. Use bus Number 5 or Number 11A / 11C, Hall Green station is only a 10 min walk. Bike parking also available or if required there is a small car park with limited spaces. We recommend walking, cycling, or using public transport if possible.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected]
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Sarehole Mill Museum, Cole Bank Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom