Arley Arboretum & Gardens
Lion Ln, Arley, Bewdley DY12 1SQ, UK
About Arley Arboretum & Gardens
Arley Arboretum is home to over 300 species of trees, it features Britain's longest Laburnum arch, and is popular with nature lovers, families and walkers. The collection includes many rare and spectacular domestic and exotic trees. Nestling in the Severn Valley and overlooking the river, it has been growing and maturing in this idyllic setting for two centuries. In the woodland garden you will find many more camellias, masses of daffodils, bluebells and trails.
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Severn Valley Country Park offers over 51 hectares of beautiful countryside and wonderful views. The Green Flag award winning Severn Valley Country Park is the perfect day out for all the family. The site was a coal mine for over 400 years, with shafts being put in at Highley in 1870; and the river and then the railway were used to transport the coal.
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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.