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Sheldon Country Park

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amazing find

saw this advertised on internet as we wanted to take grandchildren to see the planes what a lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
julie h
Great for Plane Spotting

We visited here whilst working in Birmingham and found it to be a real oasis in the concrete jungle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark P
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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This 96-acre working farm brings the country right to city dwellers offering guided nature walks and other popular events.
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Old Rectory Farm Ragley Drive | Ragley Drive, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3TU, England
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+44 121 742 0226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

saw this advertised on internet as we wanted to take grandchildren to see the planes what a lovely find such a quiet place would not think you were in a town the farm was nice for the girls to see the animals the tea rooms...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here whilst working in Birmingham and found it to be a real oasis in the concrete jungle There is plenty of open space and grassland to set up picnics or play games and also various paths and trails to go for a walk....More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice Park with good areas to walk and open spaces as well as a farm and tearooms. Being rightness to the airport runways is why we visited and it was exciting for my son and I to be able to watch from such a...More

1  Thank AdamL2314
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We parked at the Marston Green end was busy to find space due to railway users but found a place a short walk to the end of the runway there’s a few benches and quite a few people with picnics it’s a great view for...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

If your looking for a cheap day out, this is a great place. It's a small farm but for free you can't grumble. There are lovely little tea room with good prices for food and drink. We took a picnic with us. There's picnic benches...More

2  Thank suziemills77
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Lovely for Kids, small farm where kids can interact with the animals, lovely area set in a suburban suburb of Birmingham

Thank trytobeasnorkeller
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I have walked along the many paths hundreds of times. The walk itself is lovely and being so close to where I live it is like stepping into the countryside. However when it gets sunny many more people use the park with the Airport viewing...More

3  Thank marc b
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant place to go for a great day out suits all even dog friendly great viewing area for watching the planes land and take off. Nice little cafe with 2 wonderful lovely ladies so polite and cheerful and food was beautiful will definitely going back...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Was looking for somewhere to watch the planes take off and land so decided to visit this park. Not a huge amount of parking but several places left and no charge which is great. We decided to have refreshments at the cafe and this is...More

1  Thank Tuz73
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited here for the 1st time today with 2 young children in tow. The carpark is small but free of charge! Easily followed the signs along well-kept paths towards the airport viewing area. . . Put picnic blanket down and happily enjoyed watching the planes...More

Thank Becki C
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