Planted in the 18th century by Lady Dudley to hide the scars of coal mining, Saltwells Local Nature Reserve is now one of the UK's largest urban nature reserves, covering 247 acres.
Areas of interest
Black Country Geopark
Saltwells Local Nature Reserve, Dudley, West Midlands DY5 1AX
Saltwells Local Nature Reserve, off Coppice Lane, Quarry Bank, Dudley, West Midlands, DY5 1AX
Saltwells Nature Reserve is located two miles south of Dudley. To travel to the nature reserve proceed on the A4036, then turn left at the Merry Hill traffic lights (signposted) and continue for half a mile along Coppice Lane. Turn left at sign for Saltwells Inn.