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Sheldon Country Park

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Great area for plane spotting!

Bit of a walk from the farm carpark, but well worth it for the view. Depending on wind direction... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Plane spotting

Nice large park for walking the dog. But the main attraction for many is watching the planes land... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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This 96-acre working farm brings the country right to city dwellers offering guided nature walks and other popular events.
Old Rectory Farm Ragley Drive | Ragley Drive, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3TU, England
+44 121 742 0226
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All reviews birmingham airport small farm plane spotting tea room marston green coventry road planes take off and land taking off follow the path watching planes great viewing area viewing point usual animals picnic benches plenty of open space play area dog walking
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Bit of a walk from the farm carpark, but well worth it for the view. Depending on wind direction, you can see take-offs and landings. Amazing spot to watch the Emirates A380. Felt the full force of its engines on this visit. Glad I wasn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Poshgirl50
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Nice large park for walking the dog. But the main attraction for many is watching the planes land and takeoff at Birmingham airport. There's a great viewing area in the park that's located at the end of the runaway. Watching the Airbus A380 fly over...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Pandamedic
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Been to the country park many times the kids love it looking at the animals in the barn and fields,there is a great littile cafe there for refresments etc would recomend

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank garry121
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The plane spotting area is a perfect way to spend a bright day in Birmingham. The lush green fields make the views great

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nikhil K
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We take our dog over here for walks we live right by country park never ever get bored of going over

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emma B
Reviewed 15 September 2018

saw this advertised on internet as we wanted to take grandchildren to see the planes what a lovely find such a quiet place would not think you were in a town the farm was nice for the girls to see the animals the tea rooms...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank julie h
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We visited here whilst working in Birmingham and found it to be a real oasis in the concrete jungle There is plenty of open space and grassland to set up picnics or play games and also various paths and trails to go for a walk....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Really nice Park with good areas to walk and open spaces as well as a farm and tearooms. Being rightness to the airport runways is why we visited and it was exciting for my son and I to be able to watch from such a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AdamL2314
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We parked at the Marston Green end was busy to find space due to railway users but found a place a short walk to the end of the runway there’s a few benches and quite a few people with picnics it’s a great view for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K9431TProberts
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

If your looking for a cheap day out, this is a great place. It's a small farm but for free you can't grumble. There are lovely little tea room with good prices for food and drink. We took a picnic with us. There's picnic benches...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank suziemills77
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Lesley T
13 November 2018|
Response from julie h | Reviewed this property |
sorry about late reply dont know if cafe open on a sunday but it was on the saturday we went