The New Hall Valley Country Park is an area close to it’s surrounding community,
and has two playgrounds and a picnic area for individuals and families to enjoy the
wildlife near their neighbourhood. Cycle paths form part of the North Birmingham
Cycling and Walking Route, with Birmingham City Council creating a connected cycle
route that starts from the Birmingham & Frazeley Canal, through Kingstanding and
Sutton Park to New Hall Valley, and then returning to the canal.
A group of volunteers help to manage and maintain the quality of the park by carrying
out any repair work, litter picking, tree planting and general maintenance. Called
The New Hall Valley Country Park Steering Group, they comprise of local councillors,
ward support officers, and members
Wardens in the New Hall Valley help plan and look after the habitat. Nature conservation
is an important part of their work which involves managing the woodland, planting
trees and marking those that may need conservation work or felling.
of the local community who have, since the park’s inauguration in 2002, been instrumental
in the creation (and subsequent repairing of) the wetland board walk seen in the
picture below, and maintaining paths.
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