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Hay Head Wood Local Nature Reserve

Located about 4km (2.5 miles) east of Walsall town centre, off the main Aldridge road (A454), Hay Head Wood is a designated Local Nature Reserve (LNR)

This seven hectare (17 acre) site contains an interesting mixture of wildlife and habitats.

Hay Head Wood is also a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC) and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).


Grass walking tracks, with steps and gradients.


Walking trails

Habitat and wildlife

  • Birds, including herons, kingfishers, nuthatches and woodpeckers
  • Countryside site with woodland, wetland and grassland habitats

Getting to Hay Head Wood

Several bus companies run services that will take you near to the wood including National Express West Midlands and Diamond.

View opening times for the on-site car park.


Longwood Lane, Walsall, WS4 2JS

Map of Hay Head Wood Local Nature Reserve location

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