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Forge Mill Circular Trail is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Birmingham, West Midlands, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.

Length 2.8 mi Elevation gain 393 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Running Lake River Views Wildlife
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Getting There

This is a circular walk set in Sandwell Valley. It takes you from the RSPB reserve on the site, past the northern side of Forge Mill lake, through Forge Mill Farm and its associated fields before returning to the RSPB reserve via the southern side of the lake. The walk offers views of the lake, access to Forge Mill Farm, where you can meet the animals, a stroll through a small wood and views of the River Tame. There are a lot of birds on the lake and a variety of animals at the farm. During the summer and autumn, there is sometimes a maize maze at the farm, but you are advised to check before travelling. The walk takes place on shallow gradients with well maintained footpaths for the most part. Some of the paths around the farm/through the woodland take place on grass, and may be muddy after wet weather. There are no stiles or flights of steps on the walk, but there are several gates. Toilets are available at the farm during opening hours.

By Car: the reserve car park is located off Newton Road, A4041. Look for the brown signposts. Nearest postcode: B43 5AG By Bus: The 54A stops nearby in Tanhouse Road, see diamondbuses.co.uk for details. By Bicycle: National Route 5 is close by.

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Nicola Bailey
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Diane Margis
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Lucy Egginton
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beautiful walk with benches for a little rest.lost if wild birds and even saw the wild parakeets and a fox at the reserve visitor centre

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Pauline B
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The trail around the Forge Mill Lake is very good for walking or running. Unfortunately the Forge Mill Farm trail is closed.

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Dmitry Osipchuk
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Andi M
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Rebecca Windsor
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Debbie Mason
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Jayden Svenhard
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Kevin Weaver
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Azghar Ali
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Freya Juniper-Nine
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Faisal Manir
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