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Astbury Mere Country Park

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Sandy Lane
Off Newcastle Road
CW12 4FR

Tel: 01260 297237

Astbury Mere Country Park


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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Enjoy a stroll through the wildflower meadows at Astbury Mere Country Park, or simply sit and enjoy the views over the Mere towards Congleton Edge and Mow Cop. Events are held throughout the year, pick up a leaflet at the Centre.

Exploring further afield:

The footpath network explores the pretty, hidden valleys of Congleton's countryside around the historic mill town. Close by is the attractive village of Astbury, well known for its ornate church.


The Visitor Centre is open daily from 9.00am - 5.00pm and has displays on the park and local information on green issues.
Toilets are provided at the visitor centre, including an accessible toilet with a RADAR lock.
No refreshments are available at the visitor centre, but facilities may be found in Congleton town and at the water sports centre of the southern side of the mere.




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Map & Directions

Road Directions

On foot - Astbury Mere is within easy walking distance of Congleton town centre.

By car - the country park is signposted off Sandy Lane, off the A34. A free car park is available at the visitor centre and is accessible for minibuses. There is one designated disabled bay by the start of the Easy Access Trail.

By bus - a bus service operates along the Newcastle Road, with a bus stop at Sandy Lane.

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Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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