Are you looking for some inspiration ahead of your next walk? Worcestershire is home to a variety of walking routes and choosing a new one can be quite the task.

Whether you’re heading out on a solo trip for some fresh air or you’re making it a family affair with loved ones, there’s nothing quite like a weekend walk.

To help you decide where to go, we’ve rounded up 5 walking routes you can enjoy in the county.

5 walks to enjoy in Worcestershire this weekend

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Clent Hills Short Walk

Location: Romsley, Worcestershire B62 0NL

This circular walking route starts and ends at Nimmings Wood car park (grid reference) SO938807.

The National Trust website says it is “a wide all-ability path, with compacted gravel and little gradient, suitable for pushchairs and most wheelchairs.

“The circular route returns via a steeper and slightly more uneven woodland trail.”

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You can enjoy this walk alongside your dog but they must be kept on a lead in the car park. The National Trust also asks that you keep them under close control when walking through areas with livestock.

Nimmings Wood car park has a café and toilet facilities but it’s important to note that both are closed on Mondays.

There is a picnic area and parking space for bicycles.

Kleve Walk and Malvern Pedway Circular

This route is 4km in length and is ranked as easy on the AllTrails website.

It could be ideal if you’re wanting a shorter walk as it takes 49 minutes to complete on average.

You might see people birding, hiking or mountain biking but you can also walk the route.

It’s open all year and you can enjoy it with your dog if you wish as long as they are kept on a lead.

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Clifton Circle

Clifton Circle is another ‘easy’ walk on AllTrails and takes an hour and 25 minutes to complete on average.

On this route, you’ll walk along the banks of the River Severn and see Clifton Quarry which is said to be a “highlight” of this route.

Boots are advised as it can get muddy at times and dogs are welcome if kept on leads.

It’s worth knowing you might encounter livestock along the way.

The Knapp and Papermill Circular

A slightly shorter route at 2.9km, this one takes on average 52 minutes to complete.

Along the way you’ll see woodland, meadows and riverside and it’s free to park your car at the start and there’s a toilet should you need it.

The AllTrails website adds that it is “generally considered a moderately challenging route”.

The wildlife reserve also has an out and back walk which follows the Leigh brook.

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Martley, Prickley Green and Kingswood Common Circular

On this route, you’ll walk through the rolling hills, pass Prickley Green and go along a small lake and the River Time, through  Kingswood Common and back to the trailhead, the AllTrails website explains.

If you’re looking for a longer route, this could be it as the circular trail takes an average of two hours and 44 minutes to complete.

It measures 10.1km in length and it’s open all year for you to enjoy.

Dogs must be kept on leads if they join you on a walk along this popular route - you might see some livestock.