Windmill End

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Planning your visit

Address: Bumble Hole Nature Reserve Windmill End, Netherton, DY2 9HU View on Google map

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

Toilets: There are toilets at the café and visitor centre

Windmill End sits on the Dudley No2 Canal and is the perfect spot for a family afternoon of exploring the canalside. Enjoy a waterside walk, keeping an eye out for the historic Cobbs Engine House and beautiful cast iron bridges.

Take bikes along and follow one of the designated trails, or relax with a picnic and watch out for passing boats and wildlife - you might be lucky enough to spot a grey heron or water vole!

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Picnic spots:

There are a number of picnic spots around the nature reserve


Wildlife spotting:

If you keep your eyes peeled you'll see the usual canal wildlife, such as ducks and Grey Herons, plus lots of bats including Daubenton's and Pipistrelles. The area was once a stronghold for the water vole but numbers have declined in recent years

Getting here

By car - parking is available at Bumble Hole Visitor Centre

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