In pictures: Inside Kidderminster village with old world charm and steam train relic – Birmingham Live
Blakedown, near Kidderminster, is full of lovely gems and stunning fields of poppies.
by Alison Brinkworth
These photos of Blakedown near Kidderminster showcase the many historical gems the Worcestershire town has to offer. Based on the A456 Birmingham Road, many motorists miss its attractions as they drive through it on their commuter route.
As one of the region’s most historic hamlets once the base for mills fed by its many streams, it now attracts diners for its two pubs along with railway enthusiasts for its antique signal box next to the Blakedown railway station.
Then there are the glorious poppy fields nearby. Take a look at our photo gallery below to see the delights around Blakedown.
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