Warley Woods, Smethwick B67, UK
About Warley Woods
Warley Woods is a 100-acre public park in the Warley district of Smethwick, in Sandwell, in the West Midlands of England. It was a a mix of woodland, open meadow and a nine hole golf course. The small stream which once ran through the site is now filled in. The park holds a Green Flag Award. The site has been managed since 2004 by Warley Woods Community Trust which is committed to its long term improvement and maintenance.
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