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Shire Oak Park Local Nature Reserve

Shire Oak Park is a dedicated Local Nature Reserve (LNR). The meadow is only cut once a year, which means that the seeds from plants have a chance to grow.

The pool at Shire Oak is home to fish, frogs, toads and dragonflies. During spring and summer, the area is home to the willow warbler. This special bird will nest in the trees of Shire Oak until the autumn, when it will return to central Africa.

The site is great for dog walking, looking for mammal tracks and signs, and horse riding. There is also a play area on site.


Grass walking tracks, with steps and steep gradients.

Habitat and wildlife

  • Meadow and heathland
  • Bees, butterflies and dragonflies
  • Red deer
  • Fish, frogs, toads
  • Willow warbler

Getting to Shire Oak Park

Several bus companies run services that will take you near to the area, including Walsall Community Transport and National Express West Midlands.

View opening times for the on-site car park.


Andrews Road, Walsall Wood, WS9 9RH

Map of Shire Oak Park Local Nature Reserve location

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