Etherow Country Park

Etherow Country Park lies at the heart of the Etherow/Goyt Valley and was one of Britain's first country parks. It's one of the most widely visited parks in Stockport. Its 240 acres of greenspace offers a wide variety of plants and wildlife.

The park is home to over 200 species of plants and more than 100 species of birds. Access to the nature is strictly by permit only.

There are facilities for sailing, motor boating and angling.

If you're planning a trip to Etherow Country Park, download the nature walk guide (PDF 708Kb). This will help you make the most of your day. There are light refreshments available to purchase in the café.


Stockport and District Anglers Federation Card and Rod license required. See the rules posted on the notice board in the park. No night fishing allowed.

Getting there

Etherow Country Park
George Street


There is a pay and display car park at the park.


Marple Station is 1.5 km away. Visit National Rail for the latest train time information.


Bus routes 304, 383 and 384 run near the park. Visit Transport for Greater Manchester or use the journey planner to plan your journey.