Visiting Lightwoods Park

Opening times

Lightwoods Park is a public park with unrestricted access.

The Shakespeare Garden, at the rear of Lightwoods House, is generally open weekdays only (not weekends) between 10.00am and 2.00pm.


Address: Adkins Lane, Bearwood, Smethwick, B67 5DP.

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Getting there

  • By foot: The park has open access therefore can be approached from any nearby footpath; the best access is off Adkins Lane .
  • By car: On street parking is available along Galton Road and Adkins Lane however this is fairly limited. There is a public car park (pay and display) near to the main entrance off Adkins Lane , near Bearwood Bus Station.
  • By bus: The following bus routes pass adjacent to the park: 9, 20, 49, 61, 82, 122, 126, 140, and 692.
  • By train: The nearest train stations are Smethwick Rolfe Street  and Birmingham New Street .

Features and attractions

  • Children's play area
  • Grade II Bandstand
  • Shakespeare's Garden


    • Multi use games area
    • Outdoor gym equipment
    • Skate Park
    • Tennis court

    Visit the Lightwoods Park and House website

    Friends of Lightwoods Park

    Parks' Friends' Groups actively contribute to the management and upkeep of their local parks, as well as arranging activities in them. To get in touch with the Friends of Lightwoods Park and House please go to the Lightwoods Park Blog and / or join their facebook page.

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