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Blackstone Picnic Place

Blackstone Picnic Place

Whatever the weather and season, this is a good site to base yourself to explore the surrounding countryside. The mighty River Severn is the most obvious attraction near here, but look a little further afield and there are three nature reserves and two historic towns all within walking distance. See also Blackstone Riverside Park.

Opening Times

Open daily, 24 hour pedestrian access and vehicular access. Admission is free

Site Location

Blackstone Picnic Place, DY12 1PU. Located between Stourport and Bewdley off the A456 Bewdley by-pass. Height barrier 6'6" 1.980 metres. Follow the brown and white tourist signs. Grid Reference: 797743.

Accessibility Information

  • No dedicated parking areas for visitors with disabilities, although all parking (rolled stone) is close to picnic area and site information
  • Topography of the site is flat
  • Picnic area (with wheelchair accessible tables) is flat grass and suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs

OS Maps

Explorer 218

Site Facilities

Car Parking is avaialble at Blackstone Picnic PlacePicnic Area is available at Blackstone Picnic PlaceOn Site Walking Trails are available at Blackstone Picnic PlaceInformation point avaialbel at Blackstone Picinic Place

For further information contact the Countryside Service 01562 710025.

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Further Information

In this section

More Information

See also in our website

External websites

  • Defra
    Department for environmental food and rural affairs.
  • British Waterways
    Creating sustainable waterways for the future.
  • English Heritage
    Looking after the historical environment in England for future generations.
  • Environmental Agency
    The government agency responsible for protecting and improving the environment, water, land and air.
  • Natural England
    The Government advisor on the natural environment.

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This page was last reviewed 25 July 2013 at 17:09.
The page is next due for review 21 January 2015.