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Explore Hawkbatch
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

This mixed woodland offers the only views out of the Wyre but what views they are!

Sit a while and look out across Trimpley reservoir (there is a picnic table at the viewpoint), you may even spot a steam train making its way along the Severn Valley Railway.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars


Graham Bayliss, 14/Aug/2017

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Last updated: 15th December 2017

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What's Here?

  • Dogs
  • Walking
  • Trail (moderate)
  • Orienteering
  • Hawkbatch orienteering maps are available from the Forest Cafe, Wyre Forest of discovery for 1.50, including plastic wallet and pencil.
  • Picnic
  • There are picnic benches adjacent to the car park or at the viewpoint.
  • Viewpoint
  • From Hawkbatch there is a stunning view across the River Severn, Trimpley Reservoir and Victoria Bridge.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SO764774

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Wyre Recreation Team
0300 067 4935

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.