+ Places to Visit
Opposite The Peacock Inn you will find the entrance to the Car Park just of Icknield Street - an ancient track who's mark across the land
can be clearly see from the sky (try Google Earth if you have a suitable computer). Icknield Street which dates back to Roman times was once
the main road between Birmingham and London.
Whilst the car park is approximately 8 miles from the centre of Birmingham with fields all around you really feel in the heart of the
Earlswood lakes comprises three lakes;-
Engine Pool - very popular with anglers often hosts fishing competitions at weekends
Windmill Pool - hosts both sailing and angling
Terry's Pool - season ticket holders only
It is possible to walk round the lakes with care - in winter it can be muddy and in summer the vegetation can over grow the paths - that
said it is a wonderful place for a countryside walk.
Just a short walk from Earlswood Lakes is a craft centre which boasts a wide variety of interesting businesses and provides an entertaining
venue to look round and have some refreshment.