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All about Sandwell Valley Country Park

Sandwell Valley Country Park in West Bromwich

 

Parking charges will apply at all Sandwell Valley car parks from Tuesday 1 November 2016. Find out more and order a parking permit.

Sandwell Valley Country Park is in the heart of the West Midlands and just one mile from West Bromwich town centre. We're open all year round.

As well as two working farm visitor centres, we have nature areas, an aerial assault course and adventure playground, a mountain bike trail, the RSPB Visitor Centre, woodland, meadows and farmland.

Our leisure facilities include an adventure centre with cycle hire, access routes for walking, cycling and horse riding, pitch and putt, crazy golf, tennis courts, football pitches, tractor and trailer rides and open top bus rides.

Historic features range from priory ruins, The Sand Well, a ha-ha, an ice house, burnt mounds and remnants of coal mining.

Sandwell Park Farm is a restored Victorian farm with an historic farmyard and a Walled Kitchen Garden, Tea Rooms and gift shops. It is home to rare and endangered breeds such as Hereford cattle and Berkshire pigs.

Forge Mill Farm includes a farm shop, small animal area, a farm trail, children's playground, vending area and a maize maze during the summer months.

The country park hosts a programme of events including, conservation volunteering, weekly health walks, craft fairs, a summer school holidays fun fair and large-scale shows. The RSPB Nature Centre has a further gateway to the country park, with a visitor centre, a bird hide and car parking.

Sandwell Valley Country Park guarantees to provide a great day out in the country for all the family. The admission fees into the visitor centre, farm, tea rooms and gardens are:

  • Adults - £2.50
  • Children and over 60s - £2.00
  • Family ticket (two adults, up to three children) - £9.50
  • Family ticket (one adult and up to three children) - £7.00
  • Under fives free

Annual and six monthly passes are available from the farm reception.

Opening times of the visitor centres are 10am-4.30pm (last admission is at 4pm).

The country park is open from 7.30am until dusk throughout the year.

For further information, like our Facebook page or call us on 0121 569 3070.

Our address is Sandwell Valley Country Park, Salters Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4BG.  Alternative car parking can be found at Swan Pool and Forge Mill Farm, B71 3SZ.

Download our walking trails map.