Nature Reserve, free entry
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
You don't have to be a geologist to enjoy this small, but dramatic, former limestone quarry.
Follow our interpretive trail which tells the story of how the rocks in this area were formed and what the land was like over 300 million years
Open all the time
SK 088502 53.04899 -1.87016
The reserve is situated at the eastern end of the village of Waterhouses on the A523 Leek/Ashbourne road. The quarry is on the north side of the road and just west of the Manifold Cycle track and at one end of the Hamps & Manifold Geotrail.