Places of Interest nearby
Location address: United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Sutton Park, in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England, it is the largest urban park in Europe and the largest outside a capital city. The park covers 970 hectares (2,400 acres), with a mix of heathland, wetlands and marshes, seven lakes, extensive ancient woodlands (covering approximately a quarter of the park), several restaurants, a private 18-hole golf course on its western edge and a municipal golf course to the south, a donkey sanctuary, children’s playgrounds and a visitors’ centre. There is no entrance charge although on summer Sundays a parking charge for cars applies. A wide range of leisure activities are undertaken in the park including dog walking, pony treking, bike riding and kite flying. There are areas to fly model aeroplanes and helicopters. A railway line runs through the park.