I am planning a spotting trip to Birmingham in a few weeks and need a bit of information about the best locations for viewing aircraft. I will be arriving by train, so won't have a car.
I have read about Sheldon Country Park, which is easily accessible from Marston Green station. Is this spot only good for runway 15, or is it possible to walk down the perimeter fence to the middle of the runway and view all runway ops? I am aware of the golf course, but on google maps I can see a footpath running alongside the perimeter fence. Ideally, this is where I would like to spot because of the close proximity to the station.
I have also read about the 'official' viewing area in long stay car park 1. Is this location easily accessible from the station or will it involve taking buses etc.
Any help is appreciated, SpotterJoe