Martineau Gardens

Martineau Gardens is a beautiful therapeutic community garden and a charity, located two miles from Birmingham City Centre. An oasis for wildlife, a haven of tranquillity, a destination for an outdoor escape, there are two and a half acres of organically managed landscape for you to explore.

Garden Highlights

  • an orchard growing figs, mulberries, grapes and apples
  • demonstration vegetable and herb beds
  • a woodland home (with SLINC status) to Pipistrelle bats, badgers and birds and many species of fungi
  • nature trail
  • formal garden with unusual trees and shrubs, including a Lyonothamnus floribundus and Colletia cruciata
  • children’s play area
  • sales area selling plants and homemade jams made from the fruits of the garden
  • hot house
  • wildflower meadows
  • bird hide
  • ponds
  • beehives
  • earth oven


There’s no café – hot and cold drinks are served from the Pavilion for which a donation is appreciated. Indoor and outdoor seating is available and you are welcome to bring a picnic.


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.

Opening times

Open all year. Monday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm. Closed on public holidays.


Free entry (except for some special events)

How to find us

27 Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 7UG


Opening hours

  • Monday
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday

Closed on public holidays (over Easter, we will be closed on bank holiday Monday 22 April 2019.)