BrownhillsLichfield

Brolic one
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By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

10km/6mi

Ascent

52m

Descent

118m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Brownhills and Lichfield.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Brownhills and Lichfield.

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Brownhills
Grid Ref SK0442005743
Lat / Lon 52.64942° / -1.93610°
Easting / Northing 404,420E / 305,743N
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Lichfield
Grid Ref SK1186909179
Lat / Lon 52.68020° / -1.82587°
Easting / Northing 411,869E / 309,179N
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Brolic One's land is

Arable 55.8%
Pasture 7.1%
Urban 37.1%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

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David Sanderson

24 Apr 2021 Spring

Good direct route. The route is mostly in good repair. I walked from Lichfield. Very little on road walking (mainly near Hammerwich). A nice walk through the west of Lichfield then fields as far as the village of Hammerwich. Having crossed the old railway the route was a little confusing and maybe needs tightening to know exactly where to go. The next stage involves a sharp climb up to Watling Street (the A5) and then following the ancient way along a nice wide pavement beside a dual carriageway (there are a couple of pubs along this stretch) as far as a short stretch of the Anglesey Branch of the Wyrley and Essington Canal. A descent via steps then takes you down to the north end of the marvellous McClean Way, the old railway line from Lichfield to Walsall that has been spruced up for walkers. This delivers you to Brownhills via Smithy's Forge Gate although this was not clear from the Brolic gpx file. Overall an enjoyable route that takes you through a variety of surroundings. I'd definitely recommend it. The descent/ascent from the A5 could be an issue but on this particualr route there is no alternative.


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