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Guided Walks, Fri 4 Nov 2016


RSPB Coombes Valley

01538 384017


Consall Forge,
Nr Wetley Rocks,
Stoke on Trent,

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date event
Fri 4 Nov Fungal Foray


We have a fun Fungal Foray planned for the 4 November – a delightful afternoon walk from 1 pm – 4 pm, through the Churnet Valley part of the reserve, led by our expert, Fungal Punk Dave.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 4 Nov 2016 13:00 to 16:00
Previous knowledge not necessary, but booking is essential. It will be very steep and muddy in places, so appropriate footwear is advised. We will be meeting at Consall Nature Park a little before 1 pm.



See location of Consall Nature Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SJ 994483  Lat: 53.03258 Long: -2.01004

From Leek take the A522 (Stone Rd) and follow this road out of Leek, through Cheddleton and to Wetley Rocks, turn left at petrol station and turn left again (following signs for Consall Hall Gardens).

From M6 jnt 15 or 16 follow A500 to Stoke then onto the A50 for Longton/Meir. Leave A50 at Meir onto the A520 Leek Road. Pick the A52 at Cellarhead heading for Ashbourne then A522 Wetley Rocks turning off onto Consall Lane. Follow this all the way to the site access drive.

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

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 gravel
  • 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 the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • This is a Nature Park in a remote 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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