GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Sutton Coldfield Walks

87 miles (140 km)

This Birmingham based town is the home of the splendid Sutton Park which lies just to the west. The expansive park includes 200 acres of open heathland, woodlands, wetlands, marshes and lakes.
This walk from the town visits some of the local highlights including Rectory Park, New Hall Valley Country Park, Pype Hayes Park and the Plants Brook nature reserve.
You can start the walk from Rectory Park which includesSutton's main football park, mature woodland and wild grassland areas. From here it is a short walk south to the adjacent New Hall Valley Country Park where there are a some good walking and cycling trails. Park features include waterside trails along the Plants Brook, wildflower meadows and woodland trails.
The route then continues south to visit the Dam at Walmley and Pype Hayes Park. There's 100 acres to explore here with a lake, ornamental gardens and woodland. On the eastern side of the park there's also the reservoirs and wildlife to see at the Plants Brook nature reserve.

Postcode

B75 7BD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Sutton Coldfield OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Sutton Coldfield Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Sutton Coldfield

  • Pype Hayes Park - Enjoy cycling and walking trails in this large park in Sutton Coldfield
  • Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Enjoy a walk or cycle along the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal from the city centre of Birmingham to the town of Fazeley in Staffordshire
  • Sutton Park - This splendid park in Sutton Coldfield in Birmingham is the largest urban park in Europe and the largest outside a capital city
  • New Hall Valley Country Park - This pretty country park in Sutton Coldfield has good cycling and walking trails to try
  • Barr Beacon - This walk climbs to one of the highest spots in the Birmingham area
  • Walsall Canal - Enjoy a waterside walk or cycle along the Walsall Canal on this easy route in the West Midlands
  • Walsall Arboretum - This delightful arboretum has a series of good footpaths to follow around the site
  • Park Lime Pits - Enjoy a short walk around this country park and nature reserve in Walsall
  • Pelsall Common - This walk visits the Pelsall North Common nature reserve in the village of Pelsall, Walsall.

Photos

Newhall Valley Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 2400082

Newhall Valley Country Park

The Dam, Walmley - geograph.org.uk - 1289933

The Dam, Walmley. Now an ornamental pond and fishery, this is a former mill pond. The gardens in the foreground belong to Ramada Birmingham hotel.

Park view, Pype Hayes Park - geograph.org.uk - 1743542

Park view, Pype Hayes Park. View of paths dividing west, towards Hayes Groveor Hervey Grove on the western edge of the park.

Penns Hall lake - geograph.org.uk - 397885

Penns Hall lake

Lakeside, Pype Hayes - geograph.org.uk - 2404737

Lakeside, Pype Hayes

Trails through Plants Brook Nature Reserve - geograph.org.uk - 1743143

Trails through Plants Brook Nature Reserve

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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