Sanders Park is Bromsgrove’s Premier Park which attracts
over 350,000 visitors per year.
The park, located close to the town centre of Bromsgrove, was
opened in 1968 and covers 16.3 hectares to the west of Bromsgrove
linking to countryside beyond. The area of Sanders Park and the
small valley of the Battlefield Brook has for centuries been an
important green space for the town. In the area of the park by Watt
Close there used to be an Elizabethan water mill powered by the
Battlefield Brook. This was converted in the late eighteenth
century to one of the first cotton spinning factories in England
finally ending its life as the first open air swimming pool in the
area which is now a water feature in the park.
We are delighted announce the Rotary Club have kindly donated
funding for a new sensory garden in Sanders Park. This will
be a fantastic garden for all ages groups to enjoy.
After careful consideration it was decided that the best suited
location for the garden would be the area in front of the
information office, unfortunately this does mean the facility will
replace the existing putting green. However, we are currently
investigating the opportunity to introduce a temporary crazy golf
facility for the summer period and think this will provide a more
exciting challenge to everyone.
The new sensory garden will include water rills, sensory planting
and informal pathways and seating and give all users the
opportunity to enjoy this space informally as play or as a tranquil
For further information please contact the Sanders Park information
office on 01527 832148
Sanders Park Pavilion Building and Cafe please click on the links provided.
Information on Events can be accessed through the useful links
What's On In Sanders Park 2013 programme.
More about Sanders Park
It is thought that there are references to the
landscape of Battlefield Brook Valley and what is now Sanders Park
in the poems of the renowned poet and scholar A.E.Housman.
Sanders Park was named after two sisters who
bequeathed the site to Bromsgrove District Council to be used for
the health, relaxation and wellbeing of the people of Bromsgrove.
The District Council manages the park to meet the modern day needs
of the local community.
The park offers a wide range of facilities for
informal and formal recreation as well as a varied event programmes
throughout the year. These facilities include a flat outdoor
bowling green, two tennis courts, putting green, outdoor skate
park, two Multi Use Games areas and a state of the art children's
play area, Jubilee Bandstand and a pavilion housing a cafe,
information desk, ladies, gents and disabled toilets.