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Martineau Gardens

Martineau gardens - sundialsundial in Martineau GardensA beautiful community garden with two and half acres of organically maintained land, two miles from Birmingham city centre. Including an orchard, formal garden, vegetable plots, a hot house, woodland and wildlife meadows.


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Detailed Information


Martineau Gardens
27 Priory Road,
B5 7UG

Tel 0121 440 7430

Contact Person(s): Gill Milburn

Gardens Website

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  • Free

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Saturday 10 am until 4 pm
  • Closed on public holidays


  • Hot & cold drinks.
  • Toilets
  • Shop
  • Children’s play area


  • For sale:
  • Fruit, vegetables, honey, jams and chutneys in season.
  • Plants, logs and compost all year round.

  • Guided tours by arrangement.
  • Education programme.
  • Children's activities.
  • Special Events.
  • Nature Trail
  • Venue hire.
  • Therapeutic Horticulture Project
  • Environmental courses
  • Educational visits

Disabled Visitors

  • Disabled toilet

    All the buildings are reasonably  accessible to people in wheelchairs.

    Depending on the weather, parts of the Gardens may only be accessible to the determined.

    Braille Guide available (but some uneven paths)

    Guide dogs welcome

How to get there:

  • By Bus:
  • 1, 45, 47, 61, 63, X62 & X64

  • By Road:
  • On the B4217, 2 miles from Birmingham City Centre


  • Small car park available and sheltered bike rack
  • Coach parties – please ring the Gardens in advance to arrange

Average Length of Visit

  • 1 Hour