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Best known for its bustling, culture-rich cities, this compelling county has much to offer nature lovers too 

The West Midlands county lies in the West Midlands region of central England. It’s home to some populous, vibrant and multicultural – and cultural - hubs, like Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry, ideal for fine-dining, world class arts, nightlife and shopping. But there are plenty of open green spaces too, as well as historic small towns and villages like Bournville, Alvechurch and Earlswood, for those who prefer a more tranquil pace of life.


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Local community of Anglers, shot of a fishing rod over the water


The friendly West Midlands is dotted with community centre and projects that welcome all, from Bridge Clubs in Walmley to Line Dancing in Mere Green and walking groups like the Sutton Coldfield Ramblers.

As well as small scale events, there are also a huge array of large well established festivals to keep all tastes entertained, like Birmingham Swing Festival, Wolverhampton Literature Festival and Moseley Folk & Arts Festival.

Fishing fan? The West Midlands has abundant attractions for anglers. You can find fisheries all over the county, like picturesque Leighton Pools set in 18 acres close to the villages of Codsall and Codsall Wood or Wassell Grove Fisheries near Halesowen which has excellent facilities.

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