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Merrion's Wood Local Nature Reserve

This site contains oak and beech woodland, with fields and hedgerows. It is part of the Beacon Way, and a great site for dog walking, picnics, ball games and bird watching. 

The site has a Green Flag award and there is a Friends of Merrion's Wood facebook group.

Merrion's Wood is a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) and a Site of Importance to Nature Conservation (SINC).


The site is easy to reach and has many trails.

Habitat and wildlife

  • Oak and beech woodland
  • Wildflowers, including bluebells in May
  • Bats

Getting to Merrion's Wood

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

View opening times for the on-site car park.


Birmingham Road / Skip Lane, Walsall, B43 7AN

Map of Merrion's Wood Local Nature Reserve location

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