The Knowle Society
Lions Safari

No, not hunting wild lions but a variation on the Lions Club Christmas Walks:-
Covid may make us change our plans but it will not stop Lions altogether! Their annual Festive walk will not be taking place at Baddesley Clinton NT House but instead will take you on a safari around your local village.
There will be 3 Festive Safari routes you can join in on, one in each of our fabulous parks – Knowle, Dorridge and Bentley Heath.  Along the way you have to look out for our Festive Lions which have escaped and are loose around B93!!
Maps can be downloaded from their website, taking part and the maps are free but they suggest a £5 donation.  2020 has hit our local primary schools hard so all proceeds from this event will be split evenly between our local Primary schools – Knowle, Dorridge, Bentley Heath & St George and St Theresa’s.  Donations can be made on line [just search for Knowle & Dorridge Lions on the Just Giving or Virgin Money Giving websites]. Every penny will go directly to the Schools.  The safari runs 19th Dec – 4th Jan at your leisure.
So get outdoors, blow away the cobwebs and let your little ones guide you through a safari like none other and keep safe, keep your social distance and enjoy the exercise.

Knowle Heritage Walks

Knowle Heritage Walks have been launched by Knowle Society and Visit Knowle to provide walking routes that cover many of Knowle’s heritage buildings, many of them nationally listed, and landmarks and provide snapshots of their history.

There are now two walks with a third being planned. The two available now are:

Walk One – Knowle High Street (available as a pdf or as webpages)

A three quarter mile stroll through the heart of the village.

Walk Two – Cottages and Locks (available as a pdf or as webpages)

A one and a half mile route along historic routes out of the village and the Grand Union canal

LOCAL WALK Sunday 29th MARCH 2pm



This will be as local a walk as it can be! Starting from the car park at Knowle Park (off Longdon Rd) we will explore the byways (and a few highways) in and around Knowle. Although most of the walk will be on paved paths, there will be some on muddy paths, so please be prepared. The distance will be 4 miles but there will be options to cut it short if you need to, or if the weather is too horrendous!

Come along and find out how you can get about the village without using the car.


On behalf of the Society, I wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year. 


The traditional walk on Boxing Day morning will take place again this year on Dec 26th!  It starts at 11am from the Guild House and will call in at Hall Farm Court on the Kenilworth Road for Mulled Wine and mince pies (with alternatives for those who wish).
Everyone is very welcome, so bring your families and friends.  It’s a good way of walking off some of the excesses of Christmas Day and getting some fresh air.