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Morton Stanley Park

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Thank you for using our parks and open spaces safely

Thank you for using our parks and open spaces safely. Stay safe, keep your distance.

When using play areas and equipment at this time, please note:

  • Equipment is not sanitised – please wipe down before use
  • Do not use if you have any Coronavirus symptoms
  • Clean hands before & after
  • Avoid if busy
  • Supervising adults only, to maximise play space
  • No food or drink

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The park

The 95 acres of Morton Stanley Park offer a rich mosaic of natural habitats and things to do, amidst a historic landscape of open mown grass, veteran trees and mature hedgerows.

Did you know? Before it was a park, the land was a farm and cottage owned by local industrialist William Morton Stanley (1840-1924). Morton Stanley, local needle maker turned full time farmer, left it in his will to be ‘used and applied at all times hereafter as a Park for the use of the inhabitants of the Urban district of Redditch - and the Parish of Webheath - and to be called the Morton Stanley Park’.

Rich ponds, remnant orchards and managed wildflower meadows complement the rich views, with the distant Malverns to the west and Walkwood Coppice to the south, complete with woodland walks.

Main features

  • Classic views and walks
  • Equipped play areas
  • Skate park
  • Zip wires (please note the seats for the zip wires may be removed during winter so the grass can recover)
  • Turnfly (an inverted, rotating see-saw!)
  • Grass football pitches
  • Woodland walks

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Getting here

Morton Stanley Park is off Green Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5QA, which is the nearest postcode for satnav. Please follow the road signs when you get there.

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Contact us

Here are the contact details for our parks team.

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