The area is Birmingham, England and the vacation point is Sutton Park located in Sutton Coldfield.
Sutton Park is the largest park in Birmingham, it covers 2,400 acres of beauty. The 2,400 contains woodlands for all that tree climbing, also the acres contain health lands and wetlands. In Sutton park located in Sutton coldfield, there is a variety of wildlife. Many of the species that are located in Sutton Park are not located anywhere else in Sutton coldfield or anywhere else in the midlands of England either. So, that means a rare opportunity for the members of the local area to go to Sutton coldfield and view this variety of wildlife.
Sutton parks history contains the fact that the park is what is left of a forest that used to cover most of the midlands. Sutton park has still got many of the historic features that were once part of the entire midlands which makes Sutton park and Sutton coldfield an excellent vacation spot for people who like to learn about either local history or history about other parts of the world.
From the 2 million people that visit Sutton park every year the main activities that they partake in are areas such as walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding, kite flying, sailing, orienteering and many other activities that make for a good day out for the whole family.
The opening and closing times differ in different seasons. In the summer Sutton Park opens at 10am and closes at 7pm. However in the winter the times change slightly with it opening still at 10am, but Sutton Park will close in the winter at 4:30pm. Sutton Park is accessible for every person, people with disabilities can still enjoy Sutton Park thanks to the people that have made all areas and most of the activities accessible for people with disabilities.
The events that are available in Sutton Park are suitable for the whole family moms, dads and children. The events are also suitable for groups of people who have made the journey to Sutton Park, however some of the events will be more specialized for a certain group, but of course who ever is left out for whatever reason can still move on to the next event or just take a break in the visitors centre which contains information about Sutton Park and all the information about the events that are available at Sutton Park.
All the events that take place at Sutton Park are subject to change and if you are going for a certain event, then it is best to telephone ahead just to make sure that your event is still planned for the day of your trip. Of course any unexpected turn in the weather may result in the event being cancelled for the safety of the guests at Sutton Park.
Just one of the many interesting history facts about Sutton Park is that in the year of 1957 there were over 35,000 scouts from 37 different countries that went to Sutton Park. They went and set up camp in Sutton Park for two weeks to celebrate the World Jubilee Jamboree. A stone to commemorate this special event in the history of Sutton Park is still within the grounds of Sutton Park; the stone shall stay within Sutton Park for the foreseeable future.