Fox Hollies Environmental Centre is run by Fox Hollies Community Association (registered Charity 701230) and is on Greenwood Avenue, Acocks Green, B27 7RA.
The centre provides local children and parents with the opportunity to experience farm animals, gardening and wildlife first hand. It has become an important educational resource for local primary schools to use as a study centre and it also offers work experience placements and volunteer work for local colleges, secondary schools and the public. After-school clubs and youth groups have also used the centre for a series of project based work.
Established 25 years ago the centre had a very successful re-opening in September 2013 by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, after a major refurbishment.
Entrance is free however they do ask for a donation to help towards the feeding of the animals. Volunteers are always welcome. Group and school visits by arrangement. They also have a pet shop. Fox Hollies Pet Shop offers a large range of pet food and pet toys it opens with Centre’s opening hours.
Usual Opening Times: –
Winter months Monday to Friday 1pm to 4pm
Summer months 2pm- 5pm
every Saturday 10.30-4pm including school holidays for children and adults to visit.
You can contact the centre on 0121 706 0652.