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By Jack Jamieson on 28 Apr 2022







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Kenilworth to Solihull via Greenway & Berkswell Station (Balsall Common). Less elevation change

Kenilworth to Solihull via Greenway & Berkswell Station (Balsall Common). Less elevation change


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Grid Ref SP1449479650
Lat / Lon 52.41467° / -1.78832°
Easting / Northing 414,494E / 279,650N
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Grid Ref SP2921271725
Lat / Lon 52.34284° / -1.57262°
Easting / Northing 429,212E / 271,725N
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Andrew Davies

02 Aug 2023 Summer

I walked part of this route from Kenilworth up to Balsall Common (where I turned north to Meriden). Overall it's a good route but I have the following comments: (1) if you don't know Kenilworth (I was passing through) then I would definitely take the detour around the Castle. There is a footpath which takes you around the walls and it's spectacular. From there you can take Castle Hill, Malthouse Lane and the quiet Hollis Lane to join the marked route on the Kenilworth Greenway. The rest is very easy straight walking until my second point which is (2) that the next section has been blighted by the ugly offensive scar of massive HS2 Construction. The only redeeming feature is that they have built an alternative footpath, which is clearly signposted. But you are on gravel between fences, not trees.

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