1. West Midlands
  2. Staffordshire
  3. Tamworth

Attraction Information

Beautiful and tranquil, Middleton Lakes is a mosaic of wetlands, meadows and woodland in the heart of the River Tame Valley. Several kilometres of trails lead visitors through a variety of rich habitats, alive with a variety of wildlife. Our play meadow has been designed for families. You're encouraged to experience nature up close and personal. Scramble up the grassy mound, find your way around the maze and much more.
Parking/Public Transport
On site parking
Free for RSPB members and £3 for non-members

By train
The nearest railway station is Wilnecote, 2.5 miles away.

By bus
The reserve is not currently accessible by bus

By road
Middleton Lakes is off the A4091, just six miles from the M6 and four miles from the M42, north-east of Birmingham. By car, take the A446, the A4091 (ignore signs for Middleton Hall which has a separate entrance) and then Bodymoor Heath Road.

Other ways to get there
As well as the Heart-of-England Way footpath, the Birmingham & Fazeley canal passes through the reserve.
Suggested Time
half a day
Ticket Options
No tickets needed
Other Info
The nearest toilets and facilities are located at Middleton Hall Courtyard, see website for opening times: https://www.middleton-hall.co.uk/the-courtyard/

Our visitor hub is ran by our wonderful team of volunteers. Therefore opening hours vary, please contact us ahead of your visit to confirm.
Our hub has light snacks, cold drinks, ice-creams and kids activities. Activities include seasonal activity packs and trails. Bug hunting and pond dipping kits are also available for hire for £3.

Dogs are allowed on dog friendly paths.
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Opening Times

Monday: 10:00-17:00

Tuesday: 10:00-17:00

Wednesday: 10:00-17:00

Thursday: 10:00-17:00

Friday: 10:00-17:00

Saturday: 10:00-17:00

Sunday: 10:00-17:00

Seasonal Hours: Open Daily 10:00-16:00, 1 November-28 February. 10:00-17:00, 1 March-31 October.

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Pricing & Tickets

Free entry to the reserve

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

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Contact Details

RSPB Middleton Lakes, Middleton Lakes, Bodymoor Heath Rd, Bodymoor Heath, Tamworth B78 2BB, UK
B78 2BB

Tel: 01827259454

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