A fantastic adventure playground that is also a top destination to play sports.
Do you think the children of Birmingham are spoilt for choice when it comes to playgrounds and parks? It certainly seems so, with Meriden Adventure Playground at Chelmsley Wood a definite favourite for local families.
Meriden Park is a Green Flag Park, meaning it meets the benchmark standard of parks in the UK. It is part of Kingfisher Country Park, and not only is it home to a fantastic adventure park, but it also has a skate park, tennis courts and a football pitch.
The adventure playground has a huge array of activities for the kids, including a gullwing seesaw, aeroplane springer, junior swings and multiplay and activities for the toddlers, including toddler cradle swings and toddler multiplay.
The playground has a roundabout, plus a pyramid climbing structure, basket swing and a cable runway.
Over at the skate park, skateboarders can practice their skills using the half pipe, quarter pipe, fun box and mini ramp, plus sloping grind rails Ė donít forget your protective gear!
Meriden Park Adventure Playground is also home to a number of events held during the year, such as school holiday and Easter fun involving crafts, painting and family quiz nights. There are walking trails throughout the park.
The park is also wheelchair accessible and has disabled parking and an accessible toilet facility.
Meriden Park is an ideal place for a family visit all year round, so pop it on your to-do list with the kids! For more great family activities in Birmingham, read on here.
Essential Information Meriden Park
Moorend Avenue, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5TB
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 24 hours
Car Parks open from 8am
Summer car parks (April to September) close between 8pm and 9pm
Winter car parks (October to March) close between 4pm and 5pm
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