Nine breathtaking day trips just a short train ride from Birmingham including Malvern Hills

Here are nine destinations across the West Midlands great for a day trip just a short train ride from Birmingham

If you love the Lickey Hills but fancy a bit of a change this Easter and want to explore further away - there are multiple locations within a three hour train ride of Birmingham.

We had a look at the train network branching out of Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street to pull together a list options. From Warwickshire to Shropshire, from hills to rivers and woodlands, there are plenty to choose from.

Whether you are looking to have a family-friendly day trip, or just walk your four-legged friend - or are looking for a solo getaway and breath of fresh air, the West Midlands has a rich range of landscape that can enrich your hearts and souls.

There are several locations that can bring you peace and relaxation, as they are far, far away from built-up areas and sounds of traffic - but don’t take long to get to.

So, if you are looking for some quiet time to calm your mind and heart and connect with nature, here are nine destinations a short train-ride away from Birmingham:

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