Beacon Way

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Beacon Way
Beacon Way.jpg
A Beacon Way signpost
Length 40 km (25 mi)
Location central England
Designation UK National Trail
Trailheads Sandwell Park Farm, West Bromwich
52°31′12″N 1°58′27″W / 52.5199°N 1.9743°W / 52.5199; -1.9743 (Beacon Way (West Bromwich trailhead))
Gentleshaw, Staffordshire
52°42′14″N 1°55′33″W / 52.7039°N 1.9258°W / 52.7039; -1.9258 (Beacon Way (Gentleshaw trailhead))
Use Hiking
Elevation
Highest point Barr Beacon, 227 m (745 ft)

The Beacon Way is a long distance walk of around 40 kilometres (25 mi) through the West Midlands county and Staffordshire, in the Midlands of England. It takes its name from Barr Beacon, a hill to the east of Walsall, and one of the highest points in the West Midlands. The Beacon Way starts at Sandwell Park Farm in Sandwell Valley Country Park and extends as far as Gentleshaw Common where it connects with the Heart of England Way.

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Coordinates: 52°36′40″N 1°58′06″W / 52.6110°N 1.9682°W / 52.6110; -1.9682 (Beacon Way)