There are plenty of parks and nature reserves for enjoying wholesome outdoor living - whether it's a fun filled family walk or a peaceful picnic. Every year since the early 1930's, people have enjoyed the Solihull Carnival. It now takes place on the first weekend after the June half term in Tudor Grange Park. Tudor Grange Park is also home to the annual free firework display, held on the closest Saturday to the 5th November.
Getting out and about is easy, with a junction on Stratford Road that takes you to the M42 for easy access to Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham International Railway Station, the Midlands motorway network and the National Exhibition Centre.
For when you want to leave the car at home, Whitlocks End train station is 1.5 miles away and Shirley station 3 miles from Cheswick Place and provides regular services to Birmingham station which will take you further cross-country.
As well as a semi professional football club, Solihull Moors, Solihull also has a number of field hockey clubs, Gaelic games, indoor bowling area and club, as well as a cycling club. So if you're feeling sporty there is plenty to either take part in, or just enjoy watching!
There are 571 parks within Birmingham – more than any other European city – totalling over 3,500 hectares (14 sq mi) of public open space.
Cheswick Green in Solihull is perfectly located for discovering the sights and sounds of the buzzing city of Birmingham. These include:
Endless shopping options - From the glamorous Bullring, sophisticated Mailbox and the all new Grand Central, to the amazing markets, independent shops and fabulous Jewellery Quarter. Birmingham's retail therapy is second to none.
Free festivals and events - There are so many festivals and events being held throughout the year that you will never be stuck for a date for your diary. Birmingham's Festival Calendar holds a range of unique and exciting arts and culture festivals, offering something for everyone.
Parks and countryside - There is a wide selection of parks to visit - perfect for a picnic and enjoying some fresh air. Choose from Kings Heath Park with its Victorian Tea Room, Canon Hill Park with its tennis courts, bowling green and mini golf or Lickey Hills Country Park with its famous view from Beacon Hill to name but a few.