Plan your visit
Reserve: Open, daily, dawn-dusk.
Visitor Hub: Closed.
- Free entrance to RSPB members
Visitor centre is closed
Refreshments facilities are closed
Guided walks is closed
Play area is closed
How to get here
The nearest railway station is Wilnecote, 2.5 miles away. On foot follow the signs towards Fazeley then turn left on the A4091 until you reach the canal. Walk alongside the canal to the reserve.
The reserve is not currently served by buses.
National cycle route 533.
Middleton Lakes is off the A4091, just six miles from the M6 and four miles from the M42, north-east of Birmingham. By car, take the A446, the A4091 (ignore signs for Middleton Hall which has a separate entrance) and then Bodymoor Heath Road.
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
As well as the Heart-of-England Way footpath, the Birmingham & Fazeley canal passes through the reserve.