Sandwell Valley Country Park

Sandwell Valley Country Park in West Bromwich

You are sure to find something to do in Sandwell Valley Country Park. It is an award-winning Green Flag park and a great place to spend the day.

Sandwell Valley Country Park is in the heart of the West Midlands, just one mile from West Bromwich town centre and a few minutes drive from Junction 1 of the M5.

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

Our address is Sandwell Valley Country Park, Salters Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4BG.

The two main attractions at the country park are our two farms - where you can meet animals, enjoy farm-themed activities and school holiday sessions.

Sandwell Park Farm

Pig at Sandwell Park FarmSandwell Park Farm is a fully restored working Victorian farm. Grazing meadows, a traditional farmyard, walled kitchen gardens, Grade II listed buildings, a small museum and award-winning tea rooms provide a perfect day out.

Forge Mill Farm

Hereford cowsThe Visitor Centre acts as the gateway to the Forge Mill Lake and Swan Pool areas of Sandwell Valley and the RSPB nature reserve. Forge Mill is also the centre of the farming operation within the Country Park where you can see a wide variety of the livestock that live in the Country Park.

 

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Walking in Sandwell Valley

Walking in Sandwell Valley Country ParkFinding somewhere for a quiet walk is easy in Sandwell Valley Country Park whether you are a keen rambler or just want to go for a walk with the dog or family. There are 660 acres to walk round and you can go for a quiet stroll in pleasant surroundings through woods, farmland or by pools and streams.

Cycling

Man on bikeIf you're looking for somewhere to go for a family bike ride, Sandwell Valley Country Park has good access and car parks. You can bring your own bikes or hire them here, and ride for miles or simply ride from home if you're close enough.

Adventure activities

Children on the highropesWe have a fantastic adventure playground with climbing nets, a suspension bridge and a high-speed zip wire here for children to enjoy free of charge. The high ropes aerial assault course is currently closed, we hope to have it open under a new operator in the late summer.

Bird watching

Birds all year round, winter ducks, geese and swans and summer warblers plus passage birds - visit the RSPB website for details of what birds and wildlife can be seen within Sandwell Valley Country Park and find out opening times for their visitor centre.

Water safety

Stay safe in Sandwell Valley - stay out of open water.

Accessibility

We have an access statement to help you plan your visit to Sandwell Valley Country Park. Download our access statement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Visit England