There are some brilliant winter walking routes in and around Birmingham (Photo by Tony Hisgett/Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)

7 gorgeous winter walks in and around Birmingham through woods, parks & along waterways

You don’t have to go too far from Birmingham to find the best winter walks

Winter is almost here and soon there might be snowy days and nights. While some people might want to cosy up indoors others might see it as a challenge to be taken on. Of course, there are those who just love the season because of Christmas and enjoy layering up.

Some people believe that when you have the right clothing for winter, the season is enjoyable and going on walks in the cold weather is invigorating.

In some cultures like in Scandanavia, young babies are allowed to nap outside in the cold. Anecdotally, it is believed that the children fall sick less because there are less chances of catching a virus or other infections outdoors.

While that might be shocking for some, there are people even in the UK who would prefer going on walks in the cold and there are multiple options in and around Birmingham. You don’t have to go too far to find the best nature walks. If you like urban areas better, there’s something for you too.

From great big parks to canals, the city has a lot of outdoor spaces to enjoy in all weathers and it is a shame to not take advantage of that.

So, here are seven amazing places to go on winter walks:

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