GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Woodgate Valley Country Park

3 miles (4.5 km)

A short route around the delightful Woodgate Valley Country Park in Birmingham. The park contains 450 acres of rich meadows, woodland and small ponds with the Bourn brook running through the heart of the park. There is also an excellent visitor centre and an Urban Farm with a variety of animals to see.
To continue your walking in the area you could head a couple of miles to the west and visit the pretty Leasowes Park. Here you'll find more good footpaths taking you to 141 acres of woodland, grassland, streams, waterfalls and large ponds.
The Illey Way also starts from Woodgate. The path runs along an old railway line from Waseley Hills to Woodgate, passing through some nice countryside.

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Woodgate Valley Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Woodgate Valley Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the north there's the pretty Warley Woods to visit. The popular park includes woodland, nature trails, a wildflower area and a nine hole golf course. Right next to Warley Woods there's also Lightwoods House and Park. Here you'll find an 18th century mansion surrounded by pleasant parkland with a walled garden.Both parks are located about 2 miles north of Woodgate Valley Park.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Footpath through Woodgate Valley Country Park - - 336629

Footpath through Woodgate Valley Country Park. This footpath runs from near the Visitor Centre towards the Bourn Brook. The enclosed fields to either side are grazed by horses from the Hole Farm Trekking Centre

Paths and Bridge in Woodgate Valley Country Park - - 495924

Paths and Bridge in the park. Here a pleasant path within the park runs beside the Bourn Brook. The path and stream are here crossed by another path running north-south.

Visitor Centre, Woodgate Valley Country Park - - 336607

Visitor Centre. Woodgate Valley Country Park is an area of countryside in the heart of Bartley Green and Quinton. The park comprises 450 acres of meadows, hedgerows and woodland with the Bourn Brook running through its centre. Originally a mosaic of farms and smallholdings the park has retained much of its rural character. The visitor centre is located off Clapgate Lane, and is the base for the rangers, as well as housing a cafe.

Footbridge and ford across the Bourn Brook, Woodgate Valley Country Park - - 336585

Footbridge and ford across the Bourn Brook, Woodgate Valley Country Park

Bourne Brook in Woodgate Valley - - 4716411

Bourne Brook in Woodgate Valley

Woodgate Valley Urban Farm - - 1569403

Woodgate Valley Urban Farm. Visitors enjoy the freerange hens, the potbellied pigs and other livestock at this well kept urban farm.


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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