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“Great day out. ”

Sutton Park National Nature Reserve
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful nature reserve and very clean and tidy. Lovely little park... reasonable parking too. Only £2 for the day

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

This Nature Reserve is a real place for peace, for fun, and for finding the road that the Romans left for us!! We can walk to this Wonderful Place, and enjoy the different area's - of quiet tree's, and pools, to feed the swans, and to remember the Scout Jamboree!! There is something for every-one, on a bicycle, on foot, or even on horse-back. You will find small treasures, and big sky's - and a breath of peace and quiet to enjoy. Judy M.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

We visit Sutton Park nearly every day and have done for years . The litter and rubbish that some scum leave behind is soon cleaned up I am pleased to say. The park really is unique and has a long history attached to it and is highly respected by most people who use it.

Thank adlingtonbob
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A brilliant place for all the family, absolutely massive! Plenty to see and do, a good few lakes there aswell for fishing etc

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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Royal |Sutton Coldfield now no more than a northern residential suburb of Birmingham and the park not really a park as such, expanses of heathland, scrub and woodland, with several large natural pools,all very easy to access. For the locals, either an asset to be enjoyed or an obstacle to the town centre and main driving routes. Visitors can get to a wilderness of solitude within a walk of a carpark or stick to paths and trails, beautiful woodland and not so obvious wildlife. Cars are now well restricted, but it is possible to plan a route and walk or bike ride from one side to the other. A site for quite a few annual events, check at town library.

Thank Nightowl0808
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