GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Poolsbrook Country Park

2 miles (3.5 km)

This 180 acre park consists of 85 acres of woodland, 42 acres of grassland and 23 acres of green water. There are several miles of well maintained paths suitable for cyclists or walkers. The park is located in Staveley, very near to Chesterfield and the village of Duckmanton.
To extend your walk you can head north from the park and link up with the Chesterfield Canal. You could then follow a nice section of the canal into Chesterfield.
The Cuckoo Way long distance trail also runs to the north of the park. Follow it north and you will come to Eckington's Renishaw Hall and Rother Valley Country Park.


S43 3LS - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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


There's a good on site cafe where you can enjoy a range of meals and snacks after your exercise.

Dog Walking

The park is ideal for a dog walk so expect to see plenty of other owners on a fine day.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Derbyshire Walks page.


Path round Poolsbrook Lake - - 1922586

Path round Poolsbrook Lake

Poolsbrook Country Park - - 937470

The Park was developed on the site of the former Ireland Colliery. This 180 acre park includes 85 acres of woodland 42 acres of grassland and 23 acres of green water.

Entrance Sign, Poolsbrook Country Park - - 1999819

Entrance Sign

Poolsbrook Country Park - - 891819

Looking out towards Lowgates, with Poolsbrook Lake in the valley.


GPS Files

GPX File

Poolsbrook Country Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Poolsbrook Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)