Things to do at Sandwell Valley Country Park review
Sandwell Country Park is located on the outskirts of West Bromwich in the West Midlands. Leisure facilities include a pitch and putt course, cycle trail, tennis courts, adventure playground and animals.
Priory Woods is a local nature reserve within the park. It has 52 acres of woodland and pools inhabited by wildfowl. It also contains the ruins of Sandwell Priory. Footpaths in the reserve link to other areas of the country park. Forge Mill Lake is also a nature reserve and is 160 acres in size. There is a lake with a footpath around it. There is also a hide and an RSPB visitor centre.
There are two working farm visitor centres. Sandwell Park Farm is a restored Victorian farm with rare breeds and a walled kitchen garden. Forge Mill Farm has a farm shop and a farm trail.
The playground at the park includes climbing nets, a rope bridge, an eight-metre high tower with a slide and swings. Plus a double zip wire, a roundabout, a play tractor, trailer and timber sculptures. The playground is suitable for children age 5-13.
The high ropes course was closed due to an arson attack. They have repaired the damage and they hope to reopen again soon.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information Sandwell Valley Country Park
Is there food and drink available?
There are places where you can purchase food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Country park with nature reserves, walking and cycling trails, adventure play area and two farm visitor centres. There are toilets and places to purchase food and drinks.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. The country park and many of its facilities are free. There is a small charge for some of the facilities including the farm visitor centre.
Is there parking?
There is parking with a number of car parks. charges may apply.
When are they open?
For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Dogs are permitted in some area of the park.
Are they accessible?
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