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

Billesley Common. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

Chinn Brook Nature Reserve,

Chinn Brook Nature Reserve

Chinn Brook Nature Reserve. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

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

Chinn Brook Meadows

Chinn Brook Meadows. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

Scribers Lane SINC,

Scribers Lane SINC

Scribers Lane SINC. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

Trittiford Mill Pool,

Trittiford Mill Pool

Trittiford Mill Pool. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

The Dingles (in Yardley Wood).

The Dingles

The Dingles. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

The John Morris Jones Walkway which leads to Sarehole Mill.

John Morris Jones Walkway

The John Morris Jones Walkway. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

Then the Sarehole Mill Recreation Ground,

Sarehole Mill Recreation Ground

Sarehole Mill Recreation Ground. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

 

Over the ford at Green Road.

Green Road Ford

The ford at Green Road. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

 

Then into the Greet Mill Meadow (in Hall Green).

Greet Mill MeadowGreet Mill Meadow. Photography courtesty of Elliott Brown

Then beyond the Stratford Road is the Blackberry Way

Blackberry Way

Blackberry Way. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

And Burbury Brickworks Nature Reserve (in Sparkhill).

Burbury Brickworks

Burbury Brickworks Nature Reserve. Photography courtesy of Elliott Brown

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

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