Waseley Hills Country Park

About the country park

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?


Download: Management Plan 2022 to 2032 (PDF)


Download: Waseley Hills Country Park Guide (PDF)


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Windmill Cafe

The windmill Café is housed in an ancient barn on the Country Park and is open from 10.00 to 16:00 every day (except Christmas Day). The café serves hot and cold drinks and a selection of homemade meals, cakes and snacks.as well as human and doggy ice cream!

Please visit the Windmill Café Facebook page or call 01562 542986 for more information.

Car parking

Pay and display car park charges card payment only:

All day £3.00, annual pass £50, Blue badge holders free parking.

All money raised from car parking is used to maintain the Country Park and its facilities.


Apply for an annual car parking pass


Change car registration


Read the car parking terms and conditions.

Opening times

Waseley Hills Country Park is open daily (apart from Christmas Day) with 24 hour pedestrian access.

North car park and toilet block opening times are:

  • 8.00am to 4.30pm from 1 November to 31 March
  • 8.00am to 6.30pm from 1 April to 30 April
  • 8.00am to 8.00pm from 1 May to 30 September
  • 8.00am to 6.30pm from 1 October to 31 October

South car park opening times are:

  • 9.00am to 4.30pm from 1 November to 31 March
  • 9.00am to 6.30pm from 1st April to 31st October
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.

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Accessibility information
  • parking areas for disabled visitors
  • toilets for disabled visitors
  • the site is very hilly 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 ( is half a mile long) 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 (is 3 miles long) 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

Ordnance Survey Maps Landranger 139, Explorer 219.


View the site on a map

Site facilities
  • parking
  • cycle parking
  • tea room
  • picnic area
  • toilets
  • disabled access
  • on site walking
  • play area
  • orienteering
  • barbecue hire
  • viewpoint
  • information

Download: Use of outlying site form (Word document)

There is a meeting room available to hire here at Waseley Hills Country Park. For further information contact the Countryside Service on 01562 7100252.


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

Payments for products and services

You need to arrange or book the product or service with a member staff before using the payment links.

Once you have contacted one of the team, payment can be made online.


Timber products


Meeting room hire


Outdoor space hire


BBQ hire