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Ramblers Wellbeing Walks Sandwell

Join Ramblers Wellbeing Walks Sandwell Stride for short, local and accessible walks to help you get more active.

Join your Wellbeing Walks Group

  • Walks are over easy ground and taken at steady pace to suit everyone 

  • Walks range from 10 to 90 minutes in length 

  • At least one short walk a week, starting at the same time and place every week 

  • All walks are accessible on foot or by public transport   

  • You only need to join a group once to access all future walks

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Overview

West Smethwick Park is a community green space and hub nestled in the heart of Smethwick.  First opened in 1895, the park was purchased as a ‘gift to the public forever’ by the Victorian industrialist Sir James Timmins Chance and has since been the focus of a large restoration project aiming to conserve and restore the Victorian heritage of the Park.  This includes the Grade II listed James Chance Memorial, the ornate fountain and two sets of entrance gates. The walk will begin outside the new Pavilion and follow a circuit along an undulating path around the periphery of the park, taking in the lake, tree lined belts and well-maintained grass areas. This gentle amble will conclude with a visit to the Pavilion where there are toilet facilities and a café for drinks, snacks and an opportunity to chat.

The paths and Pavilion are wheelchair accessible and all are welcome irrespective of fitness level and there are plenty of benches along the route which offer potential stop points.  So if you want to walk for health reasons, connect with people and/or make new friends, then this friendly walk is for you. 

 

 

Start time:
11:00 am
Estimated finish time:
12:00 pm
Type:
circular
Duration:
01h 00m
Ascent:
N/A

The following transport lines have routes that pass near West Smethwick Park:

 

Bus:- 48, 48A, 54, 80 and 87

There is a free car park on site. 

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Car parking available
  • Dog friendly
  • Introductory walk
  • No Stiles
  • Family-Friendly
  • Uneven ground
  • Some inclines
  • Rest stop available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Starting point

Grid reference:
SP 00794 89043
Nearest postcode:
B67 7JJ
what3words:
casino.poems.chops
Start time:
11:00 am

Meet outside the Pavilion at West Smethwick Park

Join your Wellbeing Walks Group

  • Walks are over easy ground and taken at steady pace to suit everyone 

  • Walks range from 10 to 90 minutes in length 

  • At least one short walk a week, starting at the same time and place every week 

  • All walks are accessible on foot or by public transport   

  • You only need to join a group once to access all future walks

Upcoming dates for this walk

West Smethwick Park Community walk (42)

West Smethwick Park Community walk

Thursday, 7 March 2024

11:00 am

West Smethwick Park Community walk

Thursday, 14 March 2024

11:00 am

West Smethwick Park Community walk

Thursday, 21 March 2024

11:00 am

West Smethwick Park Community walk

Thursday, 28 March 2024

11:00 am

West Smethwick Park Community walk

Thursday, 4 April 2024

11:00 am