Clent

Is a Beautiful green village nestled between Belbroughton, Romsley and Hagley. It forms part of Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire. Clent itself is distinguished into three parts been Upper Clent, Lower Clent and Holy Cross.

The village is well situated for commuters only 4 miles from Junction 4 of the M5 National Motorway Network, 2.4 miles from Hagley train and approximately 12 miles from Birmingham City centre.

Clent Parochial Primary School currently benefits from a GOOD OFSTED grading and benefits from gaining access to the sought after Haybridge High School and Sixth Form.
(https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/116796)

Whilst Clent does not benefit from an abundance of local amenities in the way of stores and shops what it does have is public houses and restaurants. The Bell & Cross, The Fountain, The French Hen, The Vine, The Four Stones and The Jaipur Cottage. All neighbouring villages benefit from general stores for the bread and milk. The Park benefits from a Skate Park, Park and football goals for everyone’s use.

Many People come to visit Clent to enjoy The Nation Trust Clent Hills which is extremely scenic throughout all the seasons. There are many walks to work up a thirst before visiting one of the wonderful public houses mentioned earlier. (https://www.komoot.com/guide/1679688/hiking-around-clent)

Romsley

Is a village with a lot of history nestled between Hunnington & Bell Heath. It forms part of Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire.

The village is well situated for commuters only 4.2 miles from Junction 4 of the M5 National Motorway Network, 4.4 miles from Old Hill Train Station and 2.9 miles from Halesowen Bus Station. Circa 10 miles from Birimingham City centre.

Romsley St Kenelms CofE Primary School currently benefits from a GOOD OFSTED grading and benefits from gaining access to the sought after Haybridge High School and Sixth Form.
(https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/116846)

There are two public houses on the Bromsgrove road which is the main road through the village been “The Sun” and “The Swallows Nest”. There is a handy Cooperative with Post Office in the centre of the village to allow access to the essential food shopping, a prize winning butchers “David Withers”, “Romsley Country Stores” for all your pet and agricultural supplies, “Octubre 21st ” ladies dress wear store, “Cuckoos Corner” camp site and “Snippet One” hairdressers.

Sitting between the Clent Trust National Hill and Uffmoor Woods you are never short of a wonderfully scenic country walk.

Belbroughton

Is extremely picturesque with an apparent an abundant history evident from the age of the buildings lining the High Street. It forms part of Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire.

The village is well situated for commuters only 3.9 miles from Junction 4 of the M5 National Motorway Network, 3.2 miles from Hagley train and approximately 12 miles from Birmingham City centre.

Belbroughton CofE Primary School currently benefits from a GOOD OFSTED grading and benefits from gaining access to the sought after Haybridge High School and Sixth Form.
(https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/116782)

Belbroughton has a local convivence store, 4 public houses (The Horse Shoes – amazing stone-baked pizzas, The Talbot & The Queens) and a workman’s club. The village cricket club often hosts events and the clubhouse is open to all. Belbroughton has a wonderful REC centre and park with facilities for all. This backs on to some wonderful countryside walk up over Primrose Hill into Drayton. (https://www.komoot.com/guide/711929/hiking-around-belbroughton)

Hagley

Hagley has an amazing bustling High Street with a host of independent and chain shops and stores. It forms part of Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire, it is right on the borderline to Dudley and Wyre Forrest Local Authorities. Be very careful if you are looking in this area when considering school catchments.

There are so many stores I can’t name them all here. But there are 3 public houses/bars that all have very different feels and atmospheres there are the Black Countries renowned Bathams bitter pub “The King Arthur”, the recently refurbished “West One” sport themed bar that also doubles up as a Chinese (Yes a Chinese) and the Station Pub at the end of the High Street as well. There is a beautiful independent florist “Flowers of Hagley”, 3 convenience stores, a post office, two Indian restaurants a quirky and cool coffee shop/micropub “Cup” that also plays host to pop up food stands every week, a more traditional café “Lily Blue” and just out of the village “The Fig and Favour” which is a great venue to meet and catch. The village benefits from a Community Hall that plays host to the drama society. There is a public library, golf course, cricket green, fully kitted out park including refurbished changing rooms.

The village is well situated for commuters only 6 miles from Junction 4 of the M5 National Motorway Network, it has its train station with parking facilities and is approximately 12 miles from Birmingham City centre.

The village is host to Hagley Primary School and two high schools been Haybridge High School & Sixth Form and Hagley Catholic High School. All with a very good reputation. The schools are one the largest draws to this wonderful village.

Whilst Hagley is more developed than surrounding villages it still benefits from an abundance of great open spaces and walks, including the haunting Wychbury moment that stands proud atop Wychbury Hill. And other open green spaces surrounding the beautiful Hagley Hall that plays host to weddings and other formal functions.
(https://www.hagleyvillage.org/index.php?page=walks)

Blakedown

Is a small village nestled between Hagley and Kidderminster. It forms part of Wyre Forest District in county of Worcestershire.

The village is well situated for commuters only 6.6 miles from Junction 4 of the M5 National Motorway Network, Blakedown has its own train station with a direct line into Birmingham and approximately 17 miles from Worcester City centre by road.

Blakedown Primary School currently benefits from a GOOD OFSTED.
(https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/116784)

Whilst Blakedown does not benefit from an abundance of local amenities in the way of stores and shops it does have a convivence store and two public houses both of which both serve food been “Old House at Home” & “The Swan”. The village does as expected benefit from an abundance of green open spaces for walks and a very good equestrian centre “New House Farm”. (https://www.komoot.com/guide/713051/hiking-around-churchill-and-blakedown)

Fairfield, Wildmoor & Stoneybridge

Are a collection of small semi-rural communities that form part of Bromsgrove District of Worcestershire.

Fairfield High Street services these communities with a post office, convenience store, coffee shop and hairdressers. There is one pub been “The Swan”. The village hall hosts regular events and there is a real sense of community spirit.

Fairfield First School has a Good OFSTED report and feeds into Catshill Middle School. (https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/116675)

Fairfield high Street is only 2.3 miles from Junction 4 of the M5 national Motorway Network, Bromsgrove train Station is 4.7 miles away.

There are wonderful walks on offer including the popular peppermint woods on the doorstep. (http://fvca.org.uk/documents/local-walks/)

Halesowen

Is a bustling town and high street with an abundance of amenities, too many to mention individually. It forms part of Dudley Local Authority.

The town centre is well situated for commuters only 2.3 miles from Junction 3 of the M5 National Motorway Network, 1.8 miles from Old Hill train Station and approximately 10 miles from Birmingham City centre. With a large bus station in the town centre also offering a host of routes.

Halesowen boasts a choice of primary and secondary schools with good and outstanding OFSTED ratings.

Halesowen itself is more developed than some of the other areas covered in this guide, it falls under two postcodes been B62 and B63.

B63 is central Halesowen and the town centre and is made up of several estates and areas been The Squirrels Estate, The Haslemere Estate, Abbey Fields, Colley Gate and Hayley Green.

B62 also sometimes referred to as Northern Halesowen is made up of Lapal which commands some of the highest prices in Halesowen and also Hurst Green.

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