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Plantsbrook Nature Reserve | Birmingham City Council

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Plantsbrook Nature Reserve


Eachelhurst Road, Erdington, Birmingham, B76 1DZ

Plan your journey

The car park can be accessed via the main entrance off Eachelhurst Road, opposite Pype Hayes Park. The nature reserve is signposted down a small track.
About the park

Plantsbrook Local Nature Reserve has a number of pools, surrounded by fringes of woodland, wetlands and a wildflower meadow, making it an oasis for wildlife.

A large proportion of the 26 acre site is open water. The site lies on the Plantsbrook wildlife corridor, as does the nearby Hall Valley Country Park.

Plantsbrook was purchased by the city and saved from development. It was designated a Local Nature Reserve in 1991.

Awards and status
  • Local Nature Reserve
Rangers Centre / Visitor Centre
There are well-surfaced paths and boardwalks across the site.
Guided activities and tours

Our Rangers lead regular events and activities. These are a great opportunity to take an active role in caring for your local park or simply to learn more about Birmingham's wildlife and green spaces

Check upcoming events in Birmingham parks.

School and group trips

Our Ranger-led events and activities for schools help pupils gain a better understanding of wildlife and the natural environment.

You can also arrange for a Ranger to give your community group a guided walk of one of our parks, or to give a talk and presentation.

Lake or reservoir