Jacksons' Brickworks Nature Reserve

Poolhouse Road, Higher Poynton, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1TY

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Jacksons’ Brickworks in Higher Poynton is a special place, reclaimed by nature after its industrial interlude. It is now so valuable for wildlife that it has been designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR). The 9½ hectare site is managed as a mosaic of different habitats including Wetland, Grassland, Semi-natural Woodland and scrub.

It is especially important for the great crested newt, a species protected under European law.

There is a free car park, wheelchair access route to Middlewood Way and information boards containing walks and wildlife sightings.


Road Directions

It is only a 23 minute drive from Stockport when turning off from Buxton Rod to Middlewood Road.

From Macclesfield, travel can be done in 21 minutes by using the A523 then proceeding to turn down Park Lane towards Middlewood Road.

Public Transport Directions

The site is accessible via Middlewood train station with only a 5 minute walk down Middlewood Way required.


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