Birmingham's parks

By on 12/01/2010 in Factsheets

Birmingham is one of Britain's greenest cities, with more than 8,000 acres of parks and open space.

Five of our parks have been awarded Green Flag status, with Handsworth Park gaining the prestigious award for the first time in 2007.

Find Your local Park

Which are Birmingham’s Premier Parks

Parks and Open Spaces by Consituency or Ward

So much to see and do

Birmingham’s Parks host hundreds of events every year, large events like Gardeners Weekend and local events such as Community Fun Days and the Ranger Service runs a programme of public events including walks and talks throughout the year.

What’s on in Parks

Filming and Photography in Parks

School Visits to Parks

Sport and Leisure

For the more athletic members of our communities parks offer a complete range of sports and leisure activities, including pitches for hire (tel: 0121 464 6024)

Nature and Wildlife

Birmingham’s parks are rich with a wonderful diversity of plants and animals. Find out what you can do to help wildlife.

What is Biodiversity?

Do One Thing for Wildlife

Get Involved in your local park

If you want to get involved in the management of Birmingham’s parks you could join or start a Friends group for your local park. Or Volunteer as a group or as an individual, everyone is welcome.

Joining or Starting a Friends of Parks Group

How can I become a volunteer?

The Parks Service is part Birmingham City Council’s Environment and Culture division. Within the city council, decisions relating to service provision (including Parks) are taken by the City Council, Cabinet, Cabinet Members and all Committees.

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