Wolverhampton's Great Outdoors
There's lots to see & do in Wolverhampton's parks & open spaces. Meet the Rangers, come to our events, take part in some sports, have a run, enjoy the play areas or just have a picnic.
It is a fine example of a Victorian municipal park and was one of the best in the country to set a trend for the provision of areas for specific sporting activities (originally bowls, archery and cricket). The park is considered to be one of the best, unspoilt examples of a Victorian park left in England and is Wolverhampton's premier open space.
It is one of Wolverhampton's district parks and has a proud history, going back to 1896. The park is approximately 18 hectares in size. East Park is a focus of great pride for the people living nearby.
Northycote Farm and Country Park
There are many informal walks through the country park and opportunities to view or photograph a wide variety of wildlife, in their natural habitats.
Northycote Farm itself is a Tudor farmhouse and is steeped in history. The farmhouse itself is not always open to the public, but throughout the year, it is opened to the public for tours and other events.
It is one of Wolverhampton's district parks and has a rich history. Bequeathed to its present day custodians in 1938 on the death of Alderman Albert Bantock, this former farm has undergone restoration works, partly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Heath Town Park
Heath Town Park is a neighbourhood Park that serves the local community in Heath Town.
St Peter's Gardens
Occupying a site of great historical importance; the settlement of Wolverhampton became a centre of local religious, political and economic importance during the 10th Century, although the original church had its origins in the 7th Century.
Hickman Park has an open air theatre and many flowerbeds, children’s play area,
multi use games area and fitness equipment. The theatre hosts many events
throughout the year and is available for bookings and public use.