Exploring Earlswood

Located in Earlswood

Discover the very best of Earlswood’s charm & character with some of our favourite things to do near Solihull. Stroll among the beautiful canal towpaths and admire the scenery. Take a walk through the countryside and spot the fascinating wildlife that calls the area home. 

Walks from our door: Earlswood Lakes

A circular pub walk of just over 4 miles from the pub. The walking route explores our fascinating local waterways, including a stretch of the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal and a circuit of Earlswood Lakes, with lots of history and wildlife to discover.

Earlswood Lakes

Just a short 20 minute walk away from the pub, Earlswood Lake is a stunning piece of natural beauty that’s perfect for relaxing strolls and wildlife watching. Made up of three 22-acre reservoirs (Terry’s Pool, Windmill Pool & Engine Pool), the lake is home to a wonderful array of sights, from the historic engine house and striking sailing boats to the serene lake itself. You’ll also have a great opportunity for bird watching.

Umberslade Farm Park

Located at the Umberslade Estate in Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, Umberslade Farm is a working farm that offers onsite glamping and features a fantastic variety of farm-based activities for children of all ages to enjoy. Book a family farm experience, including small animal holding, meeting farmyard animals and pony care. Hire the natural play barn or enjoy a family pony experience. Meet cute and friendly animals, from small friends like rabbits, guinea pigs and chicks to bigger buddies goats, ponies, donkeys and lambs.

Clowes Wood Nature Reserve

An incredible mix of nature and history, Clowes Wood’s origins possibly trace back as far as the ice age. Owned by the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, the reserve is home to an enchanting, ancient woodland full of trees, streams, ponds, and a precious remnant of heathland. The area also features a fascinating display of varied nature & wildlife, from funky fungi and spring bluebells, to curious badgers, red foxes and brown hares.