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image for Nature Reserve item typeBrown End Quarry Nature Reserve

Nature Reserve, free entry

Contact

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

01889 880100

Address

Waterhouses,
Staffordshire,
ST10 3JR

Details

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

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 088502  Lat: 53.04899 Long: -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.

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