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Local Nature Reserves

Local Nature Reserves are provided for both people and wildlife.

Local Nature Reserves - Keg pool at Etherow Country Park

By definition they are places with wildlife or geological features that are of special interest locally.
They offer people special opportunities to study nature or simply to enjoy it.

There are 14 Local Nature Reserves in Stockport:

  • Abney Hall Park
  • Carr Wood
  • Chadkirk Country Estate
  • Crookilley Woods
  • Etherow Country Park
  • Gatley Carrs
  • Heaton Mersey Common
  • Happy Valley
  • Mersey Vale Nature Park
  • Poise Brook
  • Reddish Vale Country Park
  • Tangshutts Fields
  • Woodbank Park
  • Wright's Wood

View a map showing the location of these Local Nature Reserves

Abney Hall Park

Abney Hall Park

Manchester Road, Cheadle
Carr Wood

Carr Wood

Carr Wood is located in Bramhall and runs along the boundary of Bramhall Park Golf Course.
Gatley Carrs

Gatley Carrs

Gatley Carrs is situated to the west of the borough in the Cheadle area of Stockport
Happy Valley

Happy Valley

Happy Valley Local Nature Reserve is located in Bramhall to the south of Stockport town centre.
Heaton Mersey Common

Heaton Mersey Common

Heaton Mersey Common is located in The Four Heatons district.
Location of Local Nature Reserves

Location of Local Nature Reserves

Location of Local Nature Reserves
Poise Brook

Poise Brook

Poise Brook is situated in the outskirts of Offerton within the Goyt Valley.
Wright’s Wood

Wright’s Wood

Wright’s Wood is located in Cheadle, close to Adswood Park

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