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Earlswood Lakes

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Planning your visit

Address: Earlswood Lakes, Wood Lane, Earlswood, Solihull, West Midlands, B94 5JH

Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing

Toilets: At Earlswood Lakes Craft Centre

Earlswood Lakes are the perfect spot to explore your local waterside wildlife. Soak up the beautiful scenery while stretching your legs along the towpath, keep an eye out for the historic engine house, admire the striking sailing boats, or take a leisurely stroll down to the local craft centre. The Lakes are ideal for bird watching - look closely and you might even be lucky enough to spot the rare Lesser Spotted Woodpecker!

Great for

The Earlswood Lake Craft Centre is also nearby

  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Sightseeing
  • Sailing
  • Craft Centre


Earlswood Craft Centre, Terry's Pool, Windmill Pool, Engine Pool, play park, Hockley Heath, Knowle

Spot a boat

There are lots of sailing boats to see all year round


Boat trips

  • Sailing boats

    Sailing boats on the lakes

Picnic spot

You can picnic by the side of Engine Pool


You may see:

  • Ducks
  • Coots/Moorhens

Great place to spot birds including Great Crested Grebes, Widgeons and Tufted Ducks. The surrounding woodland is one of the few places where you can see/hear the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. Pike can also be seen in Terry's Pool and you might spot the occasional grass snake


There is free parking on site

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