Start of a circular walk from Saltwell's Wood via Netherton, Merry Hill, Pensnett Pools, Barrow Hill (the Dudley Volcano), and Doulton's Claypit ...23 photos.
Saltwells Wood was designated as the first Local Nature Reserve in the West Midlands metropolitan county in 1981; now covering over 100 hectares, it forms one of the largest urban nature reserves in the country. Furthermore, in 1992 it became the UK’s first reserve under UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere project and is still one of only 15 sites in the UK to have received this award.
For more info see here
Love the dark tree trunks and limbs all spiraling up skyward. Thanks for showing us this lovely spot and for the extra info about it.
Lovely foto. Greetings from New Zealand.A
Thank you JF
I have changed the title to include the Spiralling Trees!
Best wishes, Peter
Thank you annanz
I am now off to have a closer look at Tippaman and Tiggaboy
Best Wiishes Peter
Hi Peter, beautyfull "corkscrew-trees"! This kind of nature-reserve is much better than a normal park.
Greetings from Hamburg
P.S. I found out the sence of the second Pepperpot-tower.
Thank You Gernot
It was not until after this walk that I discovered that the strip of surrounding area was one of only 15 sites in the UK designated under the UNESCO project “Man and the Biosphere”. It was surprising being in thre heart of a built up area.
I looked for a site near Hamburg and came up with the section of the Elbe between Domitz and Hamburg, and it seems a lovely stretch of river.
I will have to search on Panoramio for pictures!
Greetings from England, Peter
Hi Peter, this UNESCO projekt seems to be very interesting. Sometimes my family and me made a trip to this region near Dömitz and Hitzacker. It´s a beautyfull landscape there, with old oaks, small lakes and willows. In 1995 my older son made his first steps there, in a small village called Gartow.
Greetings from Hamburg
Start of a circular walk from Saltwells Nature Reserve to Netherton, along the Dudley No.1 Canal to Merry Hill, and Pensnett (22 photos)
Sign up to comment.
Sign in if you already did it.
Photo taken in Saltwells Local Nature Reserve, Saltwells Lane, Dudley, West Midlands DY2 0BY, UK
Misplaced? Suggest new location