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.
Refreshments are available at the new café next to the visitor centre, which offers ice creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks and has both inside and outdoor seating.
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.-
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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 Pay and Display car park is available at the visitor centre and is accessible for minibuses. Parking is Pay and Display and costs 50 pence for up to 4 hours, £1 for the day. 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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