Nature Reserve, free entry
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
At over 300 acres Black Brook is the Trust’s largest nature reserve. The reserve, excluding the conifer plantation, lies almost entirely within the Leek Moors Site of Special Scientific Interest.
TQ 312573 50.02730 -0.16950
Travelling north from Leek on the A53 turn left onto a minor road at the Royal Cottage public house. Continue along this road following a sharp left-hand bend in two thirds of a mile, about 200m after which there is a small lay-by next to a squeeze stile.