GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Park Hall Country Park

2 miles (4 km)

Enjoy a cycle or walk in this large country park in Stoke-on-Trent. The park is popular with dog walkers with its nice woodland areas and two ponds. From the high points in the park there are good views over the city. You can extend your exercise by visiting the nearby Hanley Forest Park where there are more cycling and walking paths to try.
There's also the Stoke on Trent Canal Walk along the towpath of the Trent and Mersey Canal to try.

Postcode

ST3 5AY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Park Hall Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Park Hall Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There's lots of picnic tables dotted around the site where you can enjoy some rest and refreshment after your exercise.

Dog Walking

The woodland and parkland trails are great for dog walking with many off lead areas. You will probably bump into other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

On the western side of the city there's another fine country park in the shape of Apedale Country Park in Newcastle Under Lyme. The waterside path around Westport Lake is another good local option for an easy stroll.

Photos

Park Hall Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 736961

Park Hall Country Park. A former quarry,now a site of scientific interest and nature reserve.

View from car park - geograph.org.uk - 736993

View from car park

Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 736938

Showing layers of Triassic sandstone laid down 243 million years ago when the climate was a desert.

Picnic at Park Hall - geograph.org.uk - 164564

Park Hall Country Park is Stoke on Trent's only National Nature Reserve comprising woodland, heathland & ponds. Gravel was extracted between 1939 & 1970 but nature has now taken over and the area is a haven for natural wildlife & fanua.

Visitor Centre - geograph.org.uk - 736915

Visitor Centre

Beacon - geograph.org.uk - 736906

Beacon for Queens Jubilee

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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