Cotteridge Park


off Franklin Road, Cotteridge, Birmingham, B30 2HG

Plan your journey.

How to get there and parking

Nearest bus stops on the corner of Franklin Road and Beaumont Road and on Ashmore Road.

There are pedestrian entrances off Franklin Road, York Road, Ashmore Road and Park Avenue.

About the park

Covering 22 acres, Cotteridge Park is one of the many Victorian Parks in Birmingham with plenty of open space, facilities and activities for everyone to enjoy.

Among its many amenities are sports courts and pitches, playgrounds a skateboard park and even an open-air amphitheatre, which is a great location for events.

Walkers are catered for with easily accessible paths and a longer walking route is possible around the entire perimeter of the park.

In addition, a new community and activities building called The Shed has been set up thanks to funding secured by the Friends of Cotteridge Park Group. It is proving to be a very popular social hub, laying on activities to cater for everyone’s tastes and hobbies. These range from woodcarving and coffee mornings to ‘knit and natter’ sessions.

Regular public events are also laid on, including the annual CoCoMAD festival, which is a celebration of community, music, art dance, science and circus.

Community building in Cotteridge Park called
Video introduction

Facilities at the park
  • Playground
  • Parking
  • Skate park
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball court
  • Community building called The Shed – laying on a range of activities
Awards and status

Green Flag Award

There are toilets at The Shed, community building
Points of interest
  • Open air amphitheatre
  • Orchard
Other features
  • Accessible pathways
  • 2km walking route around the park
  • Weekly walking group on Friday mornings
Park friends group

Friends of Cotteridge Park, set up in 1997

For further information, or to get involved, contact:

Parks friends group activities

Activities include:

  • Work tirelessly to improve the park’s infrastructure, services and activities
  • Carry out regular litter picks
  • Plant and maintain trees and plants
  • Support school and youth group visits
  • Instrumental in setting up The Shed community building project
  • Help to organise regular events such as the CoCoMAD annual festival
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