Shire Country Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

The Shire Country Park is a country park that runs alongside the River Cole from Yardley Wood towards Small Heath in Birmingham. Taking it's name from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Shire.


There is multiple satellite parks in the Shire Country Park including Billesley Common (in Billesley),

Billesley Common

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Chinn Brook Nature Reserve,

Chinn Brook Nature Reserve

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Chinn Brook Meadows (also called the Chinn Brook Recreation Ground).

Chinn Brook Meadows

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Scribers Lane SINC,

Scribers Lane SINC

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Trittiford Mill Pool,

Trittiford Mill Pool

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The Dingles (in Yardley Wood).

The Dingles

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The John Morris Jones Walkway which leads to Sarehole Mill.

John Morris Jones Walkway

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Then the Sarehole Mill Recreation Ground,

Sarehole Mill Recreation Ground

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over the ford at Green Road into the Greet Mill Meadow (in Hall Green).

Greet Mill MeadowPhotography courtesty of Elliott Brown

Then beyond the Stratford Road is the Blackberry Way

Blackberry Way

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and Burbury Brickworks Nature Reserve (in Sparkhill).

Burbury Brickworks

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Beyond the Warwick Road is The Ackers (in Small Heath). Moseley Bog and Swanshurst Park are nearby.

Project dates

19 May 2020 - On-going

Passions

Photography, Environment & green action, Rivers, lakes & canals
Green open spaces

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