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Barr Beacon Local Nature Reserve

One of the highest points in the West Midlands, Barr Beacon offers spectacular views. Landmarks visible from the top include the Wrekin, Cannock Chase, Lichfield Cathedral, Birmingham city centre, and the Lickey Hills. This site is great for health walks, dog walking, picnics and geology. Follow the Beacon Way or the circular walk. The site also has an orienteering trail.

Barr Beacon also has a war memorial to honour those who died in the First and Second World Wars. 

It is also a designated Local Nature Reserve (LNR).


Grass walking tracks, with gradients. Some hard surface paths. 

Habitat and wildlife

Butterflies, bees, birds and rabbits.

Getting to Barr Beacon

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

View opening times for the on-site car park.


Beacon Road, Streetly, Walsall, WS9 0PQ