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Arrow Valley Country Park - Things to Know Before Visiting

Battens Dr, Redditch B98 0LJ, UK

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About Arrow Valley Country Park

Arrow Valley Country Park is the largest area of open space in Redditch, 900 acres in size, including a visitor center, café, and gift shop. The lake is home to Redditch Sailing Club and the Youth Afloat initiative, which provides sailing experience for children who would not otherwise have the opportunity. The park was recognized with a Civic Trust Green Flag Award in 2005. A visitor center, the Countryside Centre (access off the B4497, Battens Drive) was opened in 2000 and is open most days.

Attractions Near Arrow Valley Country Park

Forge Mill Needle Museum
Forge Mill Needle Museum2.12km from Arrow Valley Country Park

Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch is an unusual and fascinating place to visit. It illustrates the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries. Models and recreated scenes provide a vivid illustration of how needles were once made, and how Redditch once produced 90% of the world’s needles.

Umberslade Estate
Umberslade Estate6.46km from Arrow Valley Country Park

Umberslade Estate is a 17th-century mansion converted into residential apartments situated in Nuthurst near Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire. It is a Grade II* listed building. The old manor house was replaced between 1695 and 1700 when Smith of Warwick built the new mansion for Andrew Archer, Member of Parliament for Warwickshire. The estate passed to his son Andrew Archer, 2nd Baron Archer, after whose death in 1778 it was ultimately settled on his daughter Sarah, Countess of Plymouth.

National Trust - Coughton Court
National Trust - Coughton Court7.33km from Arrow Valley Country Park

Coughton Court is a Tudor courtyard house that was altered after being damaged during the Civil War. It was set in 25 acres of landscaped gardens in Alcester, Warwickshire. Through its rich and varied history, the house has witnessed some of the most defining moments in British history – from the court of Henry VIII to the Gunpowder plot of 1605.

The Transport Museum Wythall
The Transport Museum Wythall7.38km from Arrow Valley Country Park

The Transport Museum, Wythall is a transport museum just outside Birmingham, at Chapel Lane, Wythall, Worcestershire, England. The museum has three halls, presenting a significant collection of preserved buses and coaches, including Midland Red and Birmingham City Transport vehicles, a collection of battery electric vehicles such as milk floats, and a Tilling-Stevens petrol-electric bus.

Earlswood Lakes
Earlswood Lakes8.09km from Arrow Valley Country Park

Earlswood Lakes, a series of canal reservoirs, created in the Imperial period to serve the Stratford upon Avon canal. A pumping station survives, but the engine has been removed from the building. They still supply the canal, and also provide leisure facilities, including sailing, fishing and walking. The northern banks of the lakes form the county boundary with the West Midlands.

Lickey Hills Country Park
Lickey Hills Country Park9.85km from Arrow Valley Country Park

The Lickey Hills are a range of hills in Worcestershire, England, 11 miles to the south-west of the centre of Birmingham near the villages of Lickey, Cofton Hackett and Barnt Green. The hills are a popular country park area and they afford panoramic views over much of the surrounding countryside.

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Worcestershire is a non-metropolitan administrative, ceremonial and historic county, located in the West Midlands region of England. The area that is now Worcestershire was absorbed into the unified Kingdom of England in 927, at which time it was constituted as a county.