Summerfield Park


Summerfield Park, Dudley Road, Soho, Birmingham B18 4EJ

Plan your journey.

How to get there and parking

Main park entrance on Dudley Road at the junction with Selwyn Road. More entrances on City Road, Selwyn Road, Gillott Road, and Icknield Port Road.

Can also be accessed at the end of the Harborne Walkway under Summerfield Park Bridge.

Bus stop on Dudley Road.

About the park

Summerfield Park is a 25-acre, traditional Victorian park, boasting attractive mature trees, planting and large grassed areas.

The park's high-quality path surfaces are ideal for healthy extended walks or cycle rides. People looking for a longer walk will also find that the park is a hub at the end of the Harborne Walkway at Summerfield Park Bridge.

The land was purchased by the council from the glass-making Chance family who owned the Summerfield House estate. It opened as a park in 1876 then steadily grew in size over the next 15 years.

Many of the park’s historic features still remain, including the wide tree-lined paths that have provided joy to families on a stroll down the decades and the eye-catching brick bandstand.

Summerfield Park children's play area
Video introduction

Facilities at the park
There are no toilets on site.
Points of interest
  • Joseph Chamberlain’s retirement party was held at the park's historic Victorian bandstand
Other features
  • Extended walking routes via Northbrook Street entrance lead to the Birmingham Main Line Canal and Edgbaston Reservoir
Park friends group

The Friends of Harborne Walkway

For further information, or to get involved, email the group.

Parks friends group activities
  • Litter picking
  • Conservation
  • Raising awareness in the local community
  • Preserving the history of the park
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