Trail 5

Three Hills Challenge

Boulders by Bike or Boots
from
New Frankley

 

Cleaning a stone with pressurized boiling water
Erratic in tree root
Two huge boulders

For cyclists, Trail 5 is a circular tour from the shopping precinct at Arden Road, New Frankley, visiting Calcot, Romsley and Frankley Hills, and the Rea Valley through New Frankley.

For walkers, the circuit visits Frankley Hill.

Along the New Frankley section we have also installed the Fire to Ice timeline trail in partnership with the local community.

For cyclists, Trail 5 is a circular tour from the shopping precinct at Arden Road, New Frankley, visiting Calcot, Romsley and Frankley Hills, and the Rea Valley through New Frankley.

For walkers, the circuit visits Frankley Hill.

Along the New Frankley section we are also planning a timeline trail in partnership with the local community.

This leaflet describes a challenging circuit for cyclists, visiting 3 hills and 7 boulder sites. A shorter circuit for walkers includes Frankley Hill and 3 boulder sites. Both trails are described clockwise from the shopping precinct at Arden Road, New Frankley, B45 0JA. This has a car park and is on a bus route.

You can obtain a printed copy of the trail guide (folded double-sided A3 size) at project events, or from the Earth Heritage Trust at https://earthheritagetrust.org/

You can print off an A4 version (4 pages) yourself by downloading it here.

If you would like to follow the route on a hand-held GPS device, you can download a .gpx file of the cycle trail here and a .gpx file of the walking trail here.

 

Trail 5 A4 p1
Trail 5 A4 p2