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Walking - Walks for All - Astbury Mere Country Park

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Grade: Easy Distance: 2 km /1 ¼ miles Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour Start: Astbury Mere Country Park Sandy Lane ...
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Astbury Mere Country ParkAstbury Mere is a green oasis developed on the site of a former sand quarry, less than a mile from Congleton town centre. Enjoy a stroll through wildflower meadows and admire the views across the mere towards Congleton Edge and Mow Cop. The mere is used for fishing and water sports as well as being a haven for waterfowl.

Access: Free car park at Astbury Mere Country Park, Sandy Lane, Congleton. The car park is accessible for minibuses and there are two designated disabled bays by the start of the route. Postcode for satnav: CW12 4FP.  The car park is open 9am-5pm and longer in summer.

A bus service operates along the Newcastle Road, with a bus stop at Sandy Lane. Other bus routes include stops at nearby West Heath.  

Refreshments: Refreshments are available at weekends and school holidays, in Congleton town and at the the water sports centre on the southern side of the mere.

Toilets: Tiolest are provided at the visitor centre, including an accessible toilet with a RADAR lock.

Grade

Easy

Distance

2 km /1 ¼ miles

Time

30 minutes to 1 hour

Start

Astbury Mere Country Park, Sandy Lane, Congleton.

Map

OS Explorer 268

Terrain

Mainly level, compacted stone surface path

Barriers

N/A

Toilets

Toilets are provided at the visitor centre, including an accessible toilet with a RADAR lock .

Contact

The Astbury Mere Country Park visitor centre is open from 9am to 5pm. The park is owned by Astbury Mere Trust and managed on their behalf by Cheshire East Rangers: Tel: 01260 297237

Email: astbury@cheshireeast.gov.uk