Kings Norton Park, Birmingham - a wonderful open space

Kings Norton Park is an urban park in Kings Norton. It contains a small to medium-sized skateborading park . Located on the Pershore Road South.


Kings Norton Park is on the Pershore Road South in Kings Norton.

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Welcome to Kings Norton Park (August 2020). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Westhill Road is to the west of the park, with the River Rea to the north.

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Kings Norton Park from Westhill Road (February 2016). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

There's a 2 kilometre walking route through the park. There is a small to medium-sized skateboarding park.  BMX stunt riding and other extreme sports.

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Skate Park at Kings Norton Park from Westhill Road (June 2011). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

There is a Play Area near the Westhill Road entrance of the park along with a car park. Plenty of space for picnics in the spring or summer.

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The Play Area at Kings Norton Park from (August 2020). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

There is a few paths to walk around the park. Part of the Rea Valley Route on the National Cycle Network route 5.

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Group of cyclists starting a ride from Kings Norton Park (August 2020). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

History of Kings Norton Park

The park and gardens were once dence forest, cleared and farmed to support local settlements. Located north of the historic Kings Norton Green, the park was protected by the Conservation Act 1969. The park is set out over 25 acres, was saved for the advancement of factories and housing in October 1920 when it was bought by the Birmingham Civic Society. The park opened in 1924. The Civic Society provided funds towards the landscaping of a Civic Garden, which is near Pershore Road South. There is also a Shrub Garden near Westhill Road.

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History of Kings Norton Park (August 2020). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Winter in Kings Norton Park

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Steps to Kings Norton Park from Westhill Road (February 2016). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Spring in Kings Norton Park

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The Civic Garden from Pershore Road South at Kings Norton Park (April 2009). Photography by Elliott Brown

 

Summer in Kings Norton Park

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The Shrub Garden near Westhill Road at Kings Norton Park (August 2020). Photography by Elliott Brown

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