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Walks for All - Brereton Heath

Type:Walking Route / Trail

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4SU

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Grade: Easy walking
Distance: 1.6 km / 1 mile, circular walk along the Brimstone Trail
Time: 30 minutes – 1 hour, plus time to enjoy the wildlife and scenery
Start: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve | what3words: ///retraced.marketing.urge

Map: OS Explorer 268. Postcode for satnav: CW12 4SU
Terrain: Generally firm and even path
Barriers: No steps, stiles, gates or barriers

Designated as a Local Nature Reserve, Brereton Heath was a quarry site for silica sand. The lake is surrounded by habitats restored to the original landscape of heather and silver birch trees. The local wildlife and the mosaic of different habitats can be enjoyed by visitors via the ‘Brimstone Trail’ lakeside route and the woodland paths. Fishing day tickets are available at the bank side from Wheelock Angling Society.

Access: The Reserve is situation on Davenport Lane off the A54 between Holmes Chapel and Congleton. The reserve is open from 8.45am to 8.30 pm in summer and from 8.45am to 5pm in winter. There is a pay and display car park. Annual permits are available. Blue badge holders can park free of charge and there are 4 designated bays for disabled parking. A bus service operates along the A54 with a stop at Davenport Methodist Chapel.

Toilets: Toilets are available on site, including an accessible toilet with a RADAR lock.

Refreshments: A refreshment van is sometimes available on site.

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2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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