It is made up of open grassland, wetlands, old hedgerows and some mature woodland.
The Old Rectory Farm is open to visitors throughout the year.
The ground is relatively flat and broad paths have been cut throughout the park to improve accessibility.
A hard-surfaced nature trail can be accessed from the main car park.
Staff are always willing to give advice about visiting the farm and to provide assistance.
Airport viewing area
Birmingham International Airport borders the park, so if you're interested in seeing aeroplanes close up you can visit our designated viewing area. It lies approximately a quarter of a mile away from the farm buildings and can only be accessed on foot (no motor vehicles).
Farm or conservation park
The Old Rectory Farm has been fully restored and operates as a demonstration farm, showing traditional methods of farming.
Animals kept at the farm include Jersey cattle, pigs, goats, ponies, ducks, chickens and geese.
The farm is open to visitors every day throughout the year and admission is free.
09:00 am To 05:30 am
10:00 am To 02:00 pm
09:00 am To 05:30 pm
09:00 am To 06:00 pm
Park Area: 1214000.00 SQM
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.
Small animal park
- Football pitch: There are three marked football pitches. - Golf mini golf or tri-golf : You can play golf at the Hatchford Brook Golf Centre, next to Sheldon Country Park. This is an 18 hole course.