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|Cotwall End Valley Trail|
|Author: sammy_benbow, Published: 15 May 2014||Walk rating : Rating:|
|West Midlands, Sedgley|
|This is a 2 mile circular walk round Cotwall End Valley, which is between Sedgley and Gornal in the West Midlands. The route follows a path through grassy fields & woodland and for the latter part runs alongside a brook. The route is set in quiet countryside. Brockswood Animal Sanctuary is very nearby, 350m away in Catholic Lane. |
Parts of this route are extremely muddy and there is some climbing over low barriers involved. There are also 4 flights of steps. The route up until the first waypoint is easily accessible, with only one flight of steps. There are no toilets nearby.
The walk starts from a small lay-by car park on Cotwall End Road, which is accessible from the A463, Gospel End Road. The nearest town is Sedgley. The nearest bus route is the #27 Wolverhampton - Dudley, see nxbus.co.uk for timetable.
|Start to Turners Hill Wood|
Start point: 52.5322 lat, -2.131 long
After parking in the layby, walk into the Nature Reserve via the path. Take the path through the grass straight ahead, not the vehicular path that leads off to the right. Walk through the field, through the squeeze stile in the trees and then emerge into another field. The path veers to the right slightly, between the two banks of trees, before turning left again.
|Turners Hill Wood to Car Park|
Start point: 52.524 lat, -2.1368 long
From this point on, the route can be quite muddy. It follows Bob's Brook quite closely, which takes it's name from the "bob holes", a series of shallow pits that were dug during a miner's strike in 1926.
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