Cannon Hill Park – What You Need To Know BEFORE You Visit

(Last Updated On: January 19, 2023)


Cannon Hill Park is a public park that spans an area of approximately 250 acres and is located in the south of Birmingham.

This lovely park is conveniently situated only a few minutes away from the heart of the city.

Visitors of all ages and interests will find something of interest to them at Cannon Hill Park thanks to the park’s variety of features, including its formal gardens, woodland areas, and sports facilities.

The park offers a variety of activities, so whether you want to take a leisurely stroll through the park’s quiet woods or have a picnic on the picturesque lawns that surround the lake, you’ll find that this park fulfils all of your needs.

If you’re looking for even more excitement, the park also has opportunities for boating and fishing, in addition to tennis courts, bowling greens, and putting greens.

And if you find that you need a break from all of the action, make sure to stop by the Mac Theatre or Edgbaston Cricket Ground for some entertainment at one of Birmingham’s most popular parks.

How to get to Cannon Hill Park

The closest train station is University which is a 13 minute walk away.

You can also take the bus to either Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston Rd or Priory Rd which are all under a 10 minute walk away from the park.

Cannon Hill Park Photos

Cannon Hill Park bridge Cannon Hill Park swan lake Cannon Hill Park flowers


Can you swim in Cannon Hill Park?

It’s currently not safe to swim at Cannon Hill Park and the council discourages visitors from swimming in the lake.

Are dogs allowed in Cannon Hill Park?

Yes dogs are allowed and there are lots of trails to take your dogs on amazing walks.

Do you have to pay for parking at Cannon Hill Park?

Yes you have to pay for parking. It costs £2.80 for up to 4 hours and £4.20 for up to 16.5 hours.


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