Half term fun at Beacon Park

From making a kaleidoscope to having a rapid round of golf, there’s plenty going on at Beacon Park this half term. Spring half term runs from 15 to 19 February this year, and there is plenty to do at Beacon Park over the break from school. Young golfers can tee off for a ‘Rapid Round’… Read more »

Management & Maintenance Plan

The Management & Maintenance Plan is the principal strategic document for the management of Beacon Park. It is used in combination with other policy and strategy documents to help the Parks Team in the management of this Grade II listed English Heritage historic park and gardens. It is a working document setting out the key areas… Read more »

Pen a poem about Beacon Park

To celebrate World Poetry Day, everyone is invited to put pen to paper and write a poem about Beacon Park. The poems can be rhyming, non-rhyming, funny or serious, and can be about anything, from the park’s historic monuments or wildlife, to the playground or boating pool. Anyone can enter in one of three categories:… Read more »

Golf Leaderboard 2016

January sees the start of Golf Leaderboard challenges at Beacon Park. Each month anyone teeing off at Beacon Park’s 18-hole pitch and putt, par 3 golf course will get to see if they can top the leaderboard. All golfers need to do to enter is add their name and phone number to the back of… Read more »

Get crafty at Beacon Park

If you enjoy crafting, why not work on your projects with other likeminded people? 2016’s programme of Beacon Park events is kicking off on Friday 15 January with the first in the series of Crafty Socials. This is a fortnightly class where anyone can come along and work on their craft projects in Beacon Park’s… Read more »

Christmas Xplorer at Beacon Park

Follow a festive trail at Beacon Park on Saturday 12 December. Children are invited to take on an Xplorer challenge in the run up to Christmas, following clues round Beacon Park to complete a trail to get a certificate. Younger children can spot colourful characters, including Father Christmas, an elf and a robin, while older… Read more »

Bird survey postponed

Unfortunately we are postponing today’s (Sunday 6 December) bird survey as the high winds mean we’re unlikely to spot many birds. We’ll post a new date for the survey when we have one. Thank you for bearing with us.

How can Stowe Pool be improved?

Lichfield District Council is working on a funding bid to Heritage Lottery Fund, which could see up to £1 million invested into Stowe Pool and Fields, and is now seeking local views. If successful, the funding could be spent on improvements such as a new entrance, refurbished paths, a new play area and more. The… Read more »

Jack and the Beanstalk trail at Beacon Park

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum! Come to Beacon Park from 7 to 22 November and complete a puzzle trail which could see you win tickets to see Jack and the Beanstalk.  This autumn families are invited to follow a puzzle trail around Beacon Park, solve the clues, and be entered into a prize draw to win one of two… Read more »

Public vote Beacon Park the best in the Midlands

Beacon Park has come twelfth in Keep Britain Tidy’s People’s Choice award and first in the Midlands. After being awarded its fifth consecutive Green Flag by Keep Britain Tidy in the summer, Lichfield District Council asked everyone to get behind Beacon Park and to vote for it to win the People’s Choice award. The results… Read more »