Lakes formed from the flooding of a disused gravel pit, surrounded by woodland, wetland and meadow that supports a wide range of wildlife, with one mile surfaced path around the lake. There is a children's play area and toilets on site (including a disabled toilet). Ample parking with disabled bays. Local groups include model boating and angling regularly use this site. The site is managed for recreation and conservation by East Staffordshire Borough Council (please see website link on the right). It suports a wide range of wildlife habitats including: the adjacent Trent & Mersey canal; hedges; woodland; a lake; and one of the largest reedbeds in Staffordshire. Look out for the great range of birds, animal and insects which inhabit these varied habitats.
On site toilets, all abilities trail, picnic area, The Hub Cafe.
Access around the site using well-surfaced paths.
Designated disabled toilets and parking.
Burton upon Trent
Site, Apr-Sep, 8am-9pm
Site, Oct-Mar, 8am-5pm
Free parking. Main car park, with six disabled bays, next to the water’s edge. Further parking, with two disabled bays, beyond the play area. Both car parks are tarmac surfaced and have paved crossings with drop kerbs.
There is now a height barrier installed at the main entrance restricting access to 2.1m vehicles. If access is required for larger vehicles please contact us .
Stevensons 12, 112, 812