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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Country Park, free entry

Walking down Greenway Bank

Walking down Greenway Bank

by Peter J Durnell


Countryside Ranger

01782 518200


Greenway Bank Road, Knypersley,
Knypersley, Nr Biddulph,


Greeenway Bank covers 114 acres and contains features from the days when the site was the landscaped grounds of a stately home can still be seen such as a Castellated Tower, Ancient Well and Hermits Stone.

There is a Visitor Centre and cobbled yard which once served as the stables and garages to the house. The Centre has information about the site and sells leaflets, gifts and light refreshments and has a small interior seating area and picnic tables in the cobbled yard.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Mobile phone coverageGrounds for outdoor activitiesChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

The car parks are open each day from 9:00 until Dusk and give access to woodland walks mostly on surfaced paths.
Visitor Centre is currently open Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 14:00 till 16:00 all year round. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day


Free entry



See location of Greenway Bank Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SJ 890551  Lat: 53.09307 Long: -2.16505

From the M6 via Junctions 15 or 16 onto the A500. Then take the A527 heading for Biddulph following the brown tourism signs.
Nearest Bus stop is on the A527 approximately 1 mile from the Country Park.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Grounds for outdoor activitiesGrounds for outdoor activities
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • This is a Country Park in a rural setting and whilst every effort has been made to give good access in high use areas such as the Visitor Centre there are inevitably areas of the wider park that due to topography and ground conditions are unsuitable for wheelchair access or for people with impaired mobility.

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