Sandwell Valley Country Park
Whether your interests lie in walking, birdwatching, sports or just being in the great outdoors, 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 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.
The 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.
Where is Sandwell Valley Country Park?
The Country Park lies in the heart of West Bromwich and can be found just off Junction 1 of the M5 motorway. It is just 10 minutes walk from West Bromwich town centre and is open throughout the year. We are listed on the Days Out With The Kids website.
Check out our Sandwell Valley Country Park Facebook page. Chat to other people who love the Valley, and find out what's happening.
We hold many events at Sandwell Valley Country Park throughout the year from food and craft fairs to Victorian Christmas celebrations. Find out what's on and see what's coming up on our events page.
Finding 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.
If 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.
Our high ropes aerial adventure course towers 13 metres above the Country Park. Next door is a fantastic adventure playground with climbing nets, a suspension bridge and a high-speed zip wire.
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.