Old Yardley Park


Church Road, Birmingham B33 8PD

Plan your journey.

How to get there and parking

Main entrance on Church Road. Other entrances off Queens Road and School Lane.

About the park

An attractive park in an historic setting, featuring the Diamond Jubilee Gardens.

Large grass lawn, trees and a Church in the background. Person walking a dog on a path in the distance.
Video introduction

Facilities at the park
  • Children’s play area with slide and climbing frame
There are no toilets on site.
Points of interest
  • The 149 feet-high spire of Grade 1 listed St Edburgha’s Church, part of the Yardley conservation area, is an inspiring feature on the skyline
  • The church dates back to the thirteenth century and is dedicated to King Alfred’s granddaughter, Edburgha of Winchester
  • The rose garden is schemed around a memorial fountain inscribed: “In loving memory of Josiah and Caroline Derrington.” Derrington and Sons were listed as brick makers in Hay Mills, Birmingham, in 1888
  • The rose beds and herbaceous borders were formally re-named the Diamond Jubilee Gardens in 2012 by John Hemming, MP for Yardley, following a park restoration project by the Yardley Conservation Society
Other features
  • Flat, well-surfaced paths
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