Cannon Hill Park is among the most popular parks in Birmingham and offers extensive outdoor recreation including walking, fishing, boating and other sporting activities. The park covers over 100 hectares, giving you plenty of room to explore its numerous offerings including vast green fields and lush forested areas.

The whole family can find fun here, as this park has something for everyone. Kids can enjoy a picnic or the rides at the fun park, while adults can take a lovely stroll or venture out into the water. Most people spend an hour or 2 here, but there's enough to spend the whole day here if you like.

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Cannon Hill Park highlights

This park is full of exciting activities to enjoy. If you want to spend some time on the water, you can take a trip out in a swan pedal boat, which is a remarkably relaxing way to enjoy the lake. Alternatively, you can hop on the train for a more leisurely tour of the park's natural scenery.

One of the most popular destinations in this park is the MAC Birmingham. This arts centre hosts numerous exhibitions and galleries along with cinema and theatre presentations. The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is a popular feature as well, with its live monkeys and red pandas.

Good to know when visiting Cannon Hill Park

If you plan to make Cannon Hill Park your primary destination for a day, consider getting the Fun Pass. It lets you access all sorts of exciting features as part of a discounted package that includes mini-golf, boating, the fun park and more.

This park is located south of the town centre, but it's still fairly easy to get there. Quite a few bus lines will take you right to the park's pedestrian entrance off of Edgbaston Road, while even more can drop you at Pershore Road, which is about 5 minutes from the park on foot.

Cannon Hill Park in Birmingham

Location: Russell Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8RD, UK

Open: Daily from 7.30 am to 9 pm

Phone: +44 (0)1213 031111