Healthy, peaceful, challenging (if you want it to be), variety of views, plenty of seating, well signed walks, romantic, easy access, good parking, friendly Tea room. Good gift area - full of useful educational toys and bits n bobs well priced useful magnifiers, toys, bugs and informative books. Wow Birmingham this is a real gem. Well maintained, diverse habitats, Rangers helpful well informed and knowledgeable about this site and other open spaces across the site.
Father Christmas comes into the forest each year, I went to celebrate Wassail in the orchard. I am blown away every time I visit and so are my friends. I have been before, length of stay varies - there is a green man in the woods too.