West Midlands Nature and Wildlife Attractions

West Midlands Nature and Wildlife Reserves and Attractions, tourist and visitor information, many with brief details of disabled access. Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the West Midlands Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park - Edgbaston - home to a unique collection of animals from across the world, including Red Pandas, lemurs, reptiles, meerkats, otters, birds, wallabies and a large collection of monkeys - "We have no accessibility information for this site


Dudley Zoological Gardens - 40 acres, home to more than 1300 animals, about 200 species, including some of the rarest creatures on Earth, 11th century castle and limestone caverns, the country’s only vintage chairlift - "The nature of our historic site means that in parts the paths are steep and in some areas there are steps. We can provide a land train to assist visitors with access to the top of the site", wheelchairs and Electric scooters are available to hire, accessible toilets


Forge Mill Farm - West Bromwich - see a variety of farm animals, animal feeding, children's play area, a farm trail, good access to Forge Mill Lake, farm shop, cafe - - has a "Changing Places" accessible toilet changing-places-icon Unfortunately we have no other accessibility information for this site


National SEA LIFE Centre - Antarctic landscape with Gentoo Penguins, Reef Edge exhibit, Shark Encounter, Rockpool area, see an assortment of amazing creatures that are native to the UK, Otter Sanctuary, 4-D Cinema, Rainforest zone, Ocean Tunnel - "We have disabled access throughout the centre and disabled toilets are also available...for health and safety reasons we are only able to accommodate 10 wheelchairs within the attraction at any one time", accessible toilets, baby changing facilities


Old Rectory Farm - in Sheldon Country Park which covers an area of just over 300 acres. The 17th century farm is based at the main entrance to the park it has been fully restored and operates as a demonstration farm, showing traditional methods of farming with Jersey cattle, pigs, goats, ponies, ducks, chickens and geese - relatively flat and broad paths have been cut throughout the park to improve accessibility. A hard-surfaced nature trail can be accessed from the main car park.


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