The Friends of Sutton Park Association and the Sutton Coldfield Civic Society have created six self-guided walking trails to explain some of the many well-preserved archaeological remains. Each trail starts at a gate or car park with an explanatory panel, and markers indicate individual sites along the route. The trails include prehistoric burnt mounds, a Roman road, the boundary and subdivisions of the medieval deer park, fishponds, wood boundaries, sawpits, millpools, a former racecourse and golf course, military practice trenches and targets, and a nineteenth-century estate, a railway and buildings. A map of the trails is obtainable at Sutton Park Visitor Centre, near Town Gate.

Sutton Park is open every day, admission free, car parking charge on summer Sundays and Bank Holidays.

The Friends of Sutton Park Association arrange two guided walks each year based on the trails. The next one is on Saturday 30 September starting at 10am at the Town Gate, off Park Road. Free, no need to book.

http://fospa.org.uk/

Site marker for the Roman Road
One of the new walking trail panels
Walking through time, Sutton Park