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Morton Stanley Park – Park

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Morton Stanley Park has a total area of 38 hectares and offers a rich mosaic of habitat and interest, there are formal areas designed for play and recreation, risky play including twin zip wires and a skate park. There are many historic landscape features within the park including mature hedgerows and veteran trees; there is evidence of remnant orchards and large open areas of wildflower meadow managed under a higher level stewardship agreement.

The park has large expanses of open mown areas and formal marked football pitches and several ecologically rich ponds both in the park and within a woodland setting. Morton Stanley Park also benefits from rich vistas, to the south aspect Walkwood Coppice occupies the ridge line and provides a woodland walk setting, to the west and far into the distance there is a clear view of the distant Malvern’s.

In August the park plays host to the Morton Stanley Park Festival one of the largest free music and arts events in the region, thousands of visitors visit the park for this calendar event that has grown both in size and popularity since 2004, in 2011 over thirty artists performed on two huge stages to thousands of visitors, in 2012 the festival is embracing both live music, art and performance.

Email
info@bromsgroveandredditchbc.gov.uk

Website
http://www.redditchbc.gov.uk/things-to-do/parks-and-outdoors/morton-stanley-park.aspx

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