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Animal Activities and Wildlife Parks in Birmingham

by Jodi (follow)
Looking for things to do with the kids? Check out these fantastic animal experiences in Birmingham.

Grab the kids, pack the lunch gear and drink bottles and head out to explore the many farm parks, wildlife parks and horse riding places that Birmingham have to offer.

Animal activities, farm parks, wildlife parks in Birmingham UK

Forge Mill Farm
Forge Lane, West Bromwich B71 3SZ
0121 588 7210
Forge Mill Farm

Forge Mill Farm offers visitors the chance to see a variety of farm animals. The farm shop sells fresh meat, vegetables, plants, gifts and serves drinks and light snacks. There is a children's play area, a farm trail, good access to Forge Mill Lake and ample car parking. During the summer there is a Maize Maze

The farm is open daily 10am to 4:30pm.

Animal activities, farm parks, wildlife parks in Birmingham UK

Sandwell Park Farm
Salter's Lane, West Bromwich B71 4BG
0121 569 3070
Sandwell Park Farm

Sandwell Park Farm is a fully restored working Victorian farm. Grazing meadows, a traditional farmyard, walled kitchen gardens, Grade II listed buildings, a small museum and award-winning tea rooms provide a perfect day out.

The park is open daily from 7:30am. Closing times vary from 5:30pm in winter to 8:30pm in summer.

Animal activities, farm parks, wildlife parks in Birmingham UK

Woodgate Valley Country Park
Woodgate Valley Country Park, Clapgate Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, B32 3DS
Woodgate Valley Country Park

The park is home to the Hole Farm Trekking Centre, where children and adults can go pony trekking and learn to ride.

You can also visit Woodgate Valley Urban Farm, which has rare breed sheep, Limousin cattle, Vietnamese pot bellied pigs, poultry, pygmy goats, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small animals.

Woodgate Valley Country Park is open 9:30am to 6pm mid-March to mid-September and 9:30am to 4:30pm from mid-September to mid-March.

There is a large, free car park which is fully accessible to people with disabilities.

Animal activities, farm parks, wildlife parks in Birmingham UK

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Centre
Pershore Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7RL
0121 464 8728
Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

This fantastic wildlife centre is home to a number of endangered species. Free parking is available on site. The car park can be accessed through the Pershore Road entrance.

You can also access the park through the mac (Midlands Art Centre) entrance off Edgbaston Road. This entrance is suitable for disabled visitors.

Opening hours
Summer (from the first week of April)
Monday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm
Winter (from the last weekend of October)
Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Adults 6.25
Senior citizens, students, and Passport to Leisure holders 5.00
Children aged 3 to 15 3.30
Children under 3 Free
Family Day Ticket (2 adults and max 3 children aged 3 to 15 years) 20.00
Family Day Ticket (1 adult and max 3 children aged 3 to 15 years) 14.50

Animal activities, farm parks, wildlife parks in Birmingham UK

The Old Rectory Farm at Sheldon Country Park, Sheldon
Ragley Drive, Church Road, Sheldon, Birmingham, B26 3TU
Sheldon Country Park

The Old Rectory Farm has been fully restored and operates as a demonstration farm, showing traditional methods of farming.

Animals kept at the farm include Jersey cattle, pigs, goats, ponies, ducks, chickens and geese. It is open daily and free to enter.

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