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Sutton Park NNR is available to use for local exercise and wellbeing. Unfortunately toilets are closed and food businesses are operating a take away service only.

Sutton Park BioBlitz

Jun 9, 2018 – Jun 9, 2018

Join the site's rangers and a team of ecologists as we catch, identify and record as much of the wildlife within the National Nature Reserve as we can! This year's event will be based at the Jamboree Stone; vehicle access via Streetly Gate, B74 3EW. Come along and discover the often hidden beauty...

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Testimonials

2 weeks ago
Had such a nice walk around Sutton Park, first time visiting and it was great. The park is huge with lots of different places to walk and there is a well maintained main path. There is a large lake that used to be a lido that is very Impressive and worthy of a look. There's also a donkey sanctuary that's great too. (this is shut until lockdown is over in May/june 2021) There is a really nice cafe in the park called the blackroot bistro. There's also a public restroom located in the same place. Car parking is both free and a free-for-all where we stopped. It's gravel with no marked spaces so people park in all sorts of ways. There are several other car parks located on the site. All in all I'd highly recommend it for the mixture of different sights and landscapes on offer.
- art M
a month ago
Beautiful place for a walk, with lots of different paths through the woodland and down to the various lakes. Places open for a coffee if required along with some ice cream vans as well. Very easy to escape from the crowds once you walk away from the main roads/tracks. Lots of beautiful trees, and wonderful to enjoy some peace and listen to the bird song. Recommend.
- Karen B
6 days ago
Simply love the park. It has so many things to offer. Cycling, kids playing areas, walking tracks, lakes, donkey's conservatory etc. Very good for picnics but no permission for BBQ
- Sardar M

About Us

Delivering a sense of wilderness within an urban environment, visitors to Sutton Park can enjoy the captivating scenery, using an accessible network of paths.There are opportunities to enjoy walking, jogging, angling, nature watching, orienteering, play areas, restaurants and use bridle paths and cycling routes in the Park. Car parks are located at all the main entrances and the Park is linked to a variety of public transport routes.Sutton Park is an historic landscape that covers an area of over 2,000 acres and attracts over two million visits every year.In 1997, English Nature designated Sutton Park a National Nature Reserve and it is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).Lying six miles to the north of Birmingham City Centre this landscape is a mosaic of open heathland, woodlands, wetlands, marshes and seven lakes each with their own rich variety of plants and wildlife, some rarely seen in the region. It is an important site for wildlife and conservation, containing fine examples of natural countryside that have survived for hundreds of years. These habitats are part of a working grazed landscape where cattle and wild ponies can be seen grazing during the year.This park is a natural area where animals roam freely. Please wash your hands with soap and water before eating or drinking.

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Sutton Coldfield
B73 6BU
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