Sandwell Valley Country Park

Sandwell Valley Country Park is the jewel in Sandwell’s crown. With 308 hectares of open countryside, Forge Mill Farm, Sandwell Valley Visitor Centre, Adventure Playground, Visitor Attractions, Heritage Sites and Monuments, Mountain Bike Tracks, Outdoor Sports Facilities, and Walking Routes for all ages and lots more.

Sandwell Valley Country Park includes four Local Nature Reserves, farmland, woodland, meadows, lakes, pools, marshes, streams, High Ropes Course, Cycle Hire, foot golf, Adventure Play Area, the River Tame, a Scheduled Monument, amenity grassland, crazy golf, tennis courts, Junior funfair, a water-based activity pool, access routes for walking, cycling and horse riding. Most of these facilities are freely accessible. Swan Pool is part of Sandwell Valley Country park and has a sailing club, triathlon training, wild swimming clubs, and fishing. Sandwell Valley Country Park is 308 hectares, but the area known locally as Sandwell Valley is approximately 760 hectares. This includes land leased for farming, horse grazing, and land under
the ownership of Birmingham City Council. 

Plans for 2022

We have some exciting plans for improvements to the visitor experience at Sandwell Valley Country Park in 2022, with new visitor attractions, refreshed farm shops and food and drink, dog friendly facilities, and expansion to our Forge Mill Farm – and lots more. Sandwell Valley Country Park is relaunching in April 2022 with many if these improvements, with more to come throughout 2022 and 2023.

Visit Sandwell Park Farm

Enjoy a great family day out with us at Sandwell Park Farm

Visit Sandwell Park Farm

Enjoy a great family day out with us at Sandwell Park Farm.
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Visit Forge Mill Farm

Visit our working farm and meet our friendly animals.

Visit Forge Mill Farm

Visit our working farm and meet our friendly animals.
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Leisure Activities

Discover our adventure playground, bike hire, high ropes and more

Leisure Activities

Discover our adventure playground, bike hire, high ropes and more
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Explore Sandwell Valley

Enjoy walking, cycling, birdwatching and more.

Explore Sandwell Valley

Enjoy walking, cycling, birdwatching and more.
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Getting here

We have car parks at:

  • Salters Lane,  B71 4BG.
  • Forge Mill Farm Car Park, B71 3SZ.
  • Swan Pool, B71 4AD

 

These are all pay and display car parks.

Find out more about parking here.

For more information on getting to our sites using public transport please visit Network West Midlands.

Accessibility

Accessible parking is available in the car park.

Access to the farm is step-free.

Download the Sandwell Valley Country Park access statement.