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Waseley Hills Country Park

Waseley Hills Country Park

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Enjoy a picnic under the shaded trees. Tire the children out on the adventure play area. Join a guided walk. Kick a ball about. Meet friends for a coffee at the Windmill Cafe. Let the dog run free. Fly a kite. Climb a hill to take in the panoramic views and spot familiar landmarks. What will you do at Waseley Hills?

  Visit the Windmill Cafe Facebook pages (External website)

Opening Times

Country Park open daily. Pedestrian access 24 hours, vehicular access 8.00am until dusk or 8.00pm (whichever comes earlier).  Visitor Centre open 10am to 5pm in summer, 10am to 4pm in winter. Admission is Free.

Site Location

Gannow Green Lane, Rubery Birmingham, B45 9AT. Follow the brown and white tourist signs from junction 4 of the M5. Grid Reference: 972782.

Image of Waseley Hills Country Park Guide Guide CoverAn A5 leaflet packed with information about the history, wildlife, facilities and things to do at Waseley Hills Country Park. Includes an in depth guide to the Rabbit and Skylark Trails

Accessibility Information

  • Parking areas (sealed surface) for visitors with disabilities
  • Toilets for visitors with disabilities
  • Topography of the site is very undulating with some steep slopes
  • Visitor Centre (assistance dogs permitted), picnic area (with wheelchair accessible tables), play area and community meeting room are all accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs across rolled stone and grass
  • Waymarked Skylark Trail (1/2 mile) has some steep sections, large kissing gates and is unsurfaced (grass) without steps. It may be suitable for robust pushchairs and smaller mobility scooters
  • Waymarked Rabbit Trail (3 miles) has some steep sections, large kissing gates and is unsurfaced (grass) with some steps. It is not suitable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters or pushchairs
  • Seating is provided at regular points around the site

Site Facilities

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Meeting rooms

There is a meeting room available to hire here at Waseley Hills Country Park,  download the flyer for more information (PDF 407 KB)

Download our use of site form (Word Document 117 KB)

 

Volunteering at Waseley Hills Country Park

If you are interested in volunteering at Waseley Hills Country Park you can find out further information on the volunteer work group pages.

Pay and display car park charges Up to an hour 60p

All day £1.20 Blue badge holders free parking.

Annual car park passes are available at £22. Application forms are available from the visitor centre and office.

OS Maps

Landranger 139, Explorer 219.

For further information contact the Countryside Service on 01562 710025.

Further Information

In this section

More Information

See also in our website

External websites

  • Defra
    Department for environmental food and rural affairs.
  • British Waterways
    Creating sustainable waterways for the future.
  • English Heritage
    Looking after the historical environment in England for future generations.
  • Environmental Agency
    The government agency responsible for protecting and improving the environment, water, land and air.
  • Natural England
    The Government advisor on the natural environment.

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This page was last reviewed 26 July 2013 at 11:50.
The page is next due for review 22 January 2015.