An area of remnant farmland and estate grounds on the edge of Birmingham

Park Hall is an area of remnant farmland and estate grounds on the eastern edge of Birmingham. The reserve supports a diverse range of habitats, including three ancient woodlands, grassland, wetland and a stretch of the River Tame. During spring impressive displays of bluebells, ramsons, yellow archangel and numerous other plants can be seen in the woodlands, while in the farm ponds amphibians including great crested newt, common toad and frog begin to breed. Summer breeding birds include reed bunting, teal, swan and buzzard, while in the evenings bats forage on moths and other insects.

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Species and habitats

Habitats
Grassland, Wetland, Woodland

Nearby nature reserves

Cole End Park
3 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Whitacre Heath
4 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
EcoPark
4 miles - The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country

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Reserve information

Location
Water Orton Road, Water Orton
Birmingham
Birmingham & Black Country
B36 9TX
Map reference
SP 155 907
Best time to visit
Apr - Jul
Sep - Nov
Get directions
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Public transport
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Opening Times
Normally closed to the public due to access restrictions. Open for volunteer days and other specific events - please contact the Trust for details.
Size
40.00 hectares
Access
Permit required

Contact the Trust for further access information.
Parking
yes
Dogs
No dogs allowed
Grazing animals
No
Reserve manager
Chris Wishart, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & the Black Country
Tel: 0121 454 1199
chris.w@bbcwildlife.org.uk

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