Worcestershire

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Worcestershire, West Midlands
latitude: 52.171, longitude: -2.109
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Worcestershire is a county in West Midlands at latitude 52°10′15.60″ North, longitude 2°06′32.40″ West.


Worcestershire relation 57581 is a ceremonial county and non-metropolitan county in the West Midlands region of England. The ceremonial county of Worcestershire borders with Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and West Midlands (county).

Districts

The non-metropolitain county of Worcestershire is divided into six districts:

Number complete
Area Cities Towns Villages Notes Boundary Relation
Bromsgrove [1] 2 19 relation 1875338
Malvern Hills [2] 3 66 relation 1875339
Redditch [3] 1 1 relation 1875340
Worcester [4] 1 2 relation 1875341
Wychavon [5] 3 88 relation 1875342
Wyre Forest [6] 3 11 relation 1875343

Malvern Hills AONB

Work has begun on the Malvern Hills AONB boundary. Local help needed. relation 233879

The Hills were designated as an AONB in 1959, so the maps in the designation order showing the boundary will now be out of copyright (Crown Copyright expires 50 years after publication). I've therefore made an FOI request for the original designation order, which I believe will include maps that we should be able to use to complete the boundary.

Towns in Worcestershire

This is a list of major settlements in the ceremonial county of Worcestershire.

Taken from the Wikipedia page: Template:Worcestershire

Walking routes in Worcestershire

There are several long-distance paths and marked trails that pass through the county:

National Trails

Regional Routes

Local Paths

These are local routes that can be completed in a day (or less). They are often circular, waymarked and have leaflets provided by the county council. When tagging the relations for these routes, it is suggested that network=lwn should be used from those detailed on the Walking Routes page.

Route Distance Description % Complete Route relation Notes
Abberley Circular Walk[16] 8 km (5 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Abberley. Part of the path follows the Worcestershire Way and Geopark Way. 100% relation 1779814
Avon Valley - Pershore Bridges Circular Walk [17] 8 km (5 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Pershore Bridges Picnic Place. Part of the route follows the Millenium Way. 100% relation 3360997
Avon Valley - Eckington Wharf Circular Walk [18] 5.7 km (3.5 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Eckington Wharf Picnic Place. 100% relation 2307613
Habberley Valley Circular Walk [19] 4 km (2.5 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Habberley Valley Local Nature Reserve, near Kidderminster. 100% relation 3156648
Hanbury Circular Walk [20] 11 km (6.75 mi) Waymarked circular walk from Gateway Park, Droitwich Canal. 100% relation 3322788
Illey Way [21] 7.2 km (4.5 mi) Waymarked walk from Woodgate Valley Country Park to Waseley Hills Country Park. 100% relation 295757 Part of this walk is in the West Midlands (county).
John Corbett Way [22] 12 km (7.5 mi) Waymarked walk from Avoncroft Community Arts Centre, Stoke Heath to Droitwich Heritage Centre, Droitwich. 100% relation 4179409
Martley Circular Walk [23] 10 km (6.25 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Martley. Part of the path follows the Worcestershire Way and Geopark Way. 100% relation 1841895
Ribbesford Circular Trail [24] 3.2 km (2 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Ribbesford or Bewdley. Part of the path follows the Worcestershire Way and Geopark Way. 100% relation 1775912
Royal Hunters' - Hedgelayers Walk [25] 8 km (5 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Sanders Park, Bromsgrove. 100% relation 3243633
Royal Hunters' - Chartists Walk [26] 13 km (8 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Sanders Park, Bromsgrove. 100% relation 3254518
Royal Hunters' - Foresters Walk [27] 19 km (12 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Sanders Park, Bromsgrove. 100% relation 3256449
Stourport Circular Walk [28] 10.5 km (6.5 mi) Waymarked circular walk starting from Stourport. Part of the path follows the Severn Way and Geopark Way. 100% relation 1793557