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Sheldon Country Park

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Plane spotting

Nice large park for walking the dog. But the main attraction for many is watching the planes land... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pandamedic
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Great for the kids

Been to the country park many times the kids love it looking at the animals in the barn and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
garry121
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“small farm”(18 reviews)
“plane spotting”(11 reviews)
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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 October 2008

A truly wonderful working inner city farm, within easy reach of coventry road, totally free for everyone and wheelchair accessible also! The kids will love the animals which include, Jersey cows, sheep, pigs, goats chickens & ducks etc, their is also a very reasonably priced...More

7  Thank melodysurf
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 November 2012 via mobile

We visited this park on a summers afternoon for a nice walk and to see the animals. There were no animals on display anywhere as far as we could see. The park had several large gangs of hooded youths, one group of which was having...More

6  Thank britishbobby23
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All reviews birmingham airport small farm plane spotting marston green coventry road planes take off and land taking off viewing area watching planes viewing point usual animals tea room on site egg sandwich plenty of open space run by volunteers all ages staff were friendly
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice large park for walking the dog. But the main attraction for many is watching the planes land and takeoff at Birmingham airport. There's a great viewing area in the park that's located at the end of the runaway. Watching the Airbus A380 fly over...More

1  Thank Pandamedic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to the country park many times the kids love it looking at the animals in the barn and fields,there is a great littile cafe there for refresments etc would recomend

1  Thank garry121
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The plane spotting area is a perfect way to spend a bright day in Birmingham. The lush green fields make the views great

Thank Nikhil K
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We take our dog over here for walks we live right by country park never ever get bored of going over

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 15 September 2018

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

Thank julie h
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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 12 September 2018 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 15 August 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 K9431TProberts
Reviewed 10 August 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 29 July 2018

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

Thank trytobeasnorkeller
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