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National Trust - Biddulph Grange Garden

National Trust - Biddulph Grange Garden

4.12km from Knypersley Reservoir

The National Trust's Biddulph Grange Garden is a landscaped Victorian garden, located near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.These gardens let you follow paths, steps, and tunnels on a global journey from an Egyptian Court to a Chinese landscape based on the Willow pattern, and a Himalayan glen. This Grade I listed garden is one of the most exciting survivals of the great age of Victorian gardening.

Mow Cop Castle

Mow Cop Castle

4.4km from Knypersley Reservoir

Mow Cop Castle is a folly at Mow Cop in the civil parish of Odd Rode, Cheshire, England. The Castle was built as a summerhouse in 1754 for Randle Wilbraham I of Rode Hall. It was built to look like part of a castle of a bygone era and would have enhanced the view of the newly constructed Rode Hall some 3 miles away on the Cheshire side of the hill.

Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

6.65km from Knypersley Reservoir

The Rudyard Lake Steam Railway is a Victorian style narrow gauge steam railway which gives a beautiful three mile return trip from the free car park at Rudyard Station along the side of Rudyard Lake. Trains are about half the size a normal narrow gauge railway and are steam hauled. It runs at weekends and bank holidays from March to November, with more regular services from Easter to October and daily during school holidays

Rudyard Lake

Rudyard Lake

6.77km from Knypersley Reservoir

Rudyard Lake is a haven of peace and tranquility, the two-and-a-half-mile-long lake was created more than two centuries ago to supply water for the then-expanding canal system of the West Midlands. The lake is still used for many water activities such as boating, canoeing, fishing and also for walks and recreational steam train trips.

National Trust Little Moreton Hall

National Trust Little Moreton Hall

7.35km from Knypersley Reservoir

The National Trust's Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, is an iconic Tudor manor house, moat and manicured knot garden. It is a superb example of a timber-framed moated house with rich ornamental panelling. A National Trust guidebook describes Little Moreton Hall as being "lifted straight from a fairy story, a gingerbread house". The house's top-heavy appearance, "like a stranded Noah's Ark", is due to the Long Gallery that runs the length of the south range's upper floor.

Rode Hall & Gardens

Rode Hall & Gardens

7.88km from Knypersley Reservoir

Rode Hall is a fine early 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape. It has been the home of the Wilbraham family since 1669 and the extensive grounds include a woodland garden. The formal garden terraces were designed by Nesfield in 1860. There is a large walled kitchen garden, growing many varieties of fruit, vegetables and flowers; including world record gooseberries.

Brindley Farm

Brindley Farm

7.99km from Knypersley Reservoir

Brindley Farm is a historic home and farm located near Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. The house, known as Crooked Billet, was built about 1750, and is a 2+1⁄2-story, five bay, stone structure, with later rear wings and a modern side porch. Also on the property are a contributing frame barn and carriage house, dated to 1807. The property has been owned by only two families since 1750, and the house once operated as an inn or tavern. The Du Pont family has owned the property since 1864.

Cheddleton Flint Mill

Cheddleton Flint Mill

8.05km from Knypersley Reservoir

Cheddleton Flint Mill is a fine example of a water mill that ground flint for the pottery industry. The site features two water mills, a small museum, a period cottage, the canal and many other exhibits. The site is open to the public. There are actually two mills: one was purpose-built to grind flint for use in the pottery industry, and the other was converted to the same purpose from use as a corn-mill. The mill complex includes a miller's cottage, two flint kilns, a drying kiln and outbuil

Astbury Mere Country Park

Astbury Mere Country Park

8.89km from Knypersley Reservoir

Astbury Mere Country Park occupies the site of a former sand quarry, just off Newcastle Road in Congleton, Cheshire. The Country Park and Visitors Centre attracts over 140,000 visitors a year. The 14 acre site includes a 3km all-weather path around the Mere, open space, extensive woodlands and wildflower meadow.

The Brampton Museum

The Brampton Museum

9.4km from Knypersley Reservoir

Brampton Museum's collection represents over 100 years of collecting. For the main part, the Collection is characterised by local scenes and artists alongside more regionally and nationally known artists. Being cheek by jowl with the Potteries our collection also includes some works by ceramic artists. Highlights include our Victorian Street scene, which allows you to take a step back in time as you discover the wares of Mellard’s the ironmongers, the treasures of the pawnbroker’s shop, the fasc

Apedale Valley Light Railway

Apedale Valley Light Railway

9.83km from Knypersley Reservoir

The Apedale Valley Light Railway was officially opened in September 2010 by the Moseley Railway Trust. The railway normally operates a diesel service on every Saturday during its opening season, and the second weekend of every month is a Steam weekend.

Apedale Heritage Centre

Apedale Heritage Centre

9.86km from Knypersley Reservoir

The Apedale Heritage Centre was created at the site of Staffordshire's Apedale Mine and is run by volunteers. It is located just outside the village of Chesterton near Newcastle-under-Lyme in the Apedale Community Country Park. Attractions include mine tours and a museum which concentrates on the area's history, concentrating on industrial heritage. Opening times are 10:30 to 16:00 daily with the underground tours taking place at weekends and bank holidays.

Apedale Community Country Park

Apedale Community Country Park

10.11km from Knypersley Reservoir

.Apedale Community Country Park is a 454-acre country park in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. The park offers a varied landscape of woodland, meadows, and pools crossed by many paths and tracks. Overlooking the park is a memorial in the form of a pit wheel dedicated to the mine workers of Staffordshire. This is the newest country park in Staffordshire in what was once a hive of industrial activity.

Tittesworth Reservoir

Tittesworth Reservoir

10.6km from Knypersley Reservoir

The dam at Tittesworth was constructed across the River Churnet between 1959 and 1963, to provide for increased water demand in Leek, Stoke on Trent, and the surrounding area. The reservoir has a wide range of wildlife. There is an information area, exhibition, restaurant, shop, play area, water-saving garden, bird-watching hides, and trails.

Coombes Valley RSPB reserve

Coombes Valley RSPB reserve

11.51km from Knypersley Reservoir

Coombes Valley in Staffordshire is a wonderful free place to go for nature rambles. See wildflowers including bluebells and migrant birds in spring. Spot basking lizards and colourful butterflies through summer and into autumn when the leaves turn colour. There are trails, regular children’s events and activities. It is also home to the nationally scarce argent and sable moth, a priority species in the UK's Biodiversity Action Plan.

The Roaches

The Roaches

13.66km from Knypersley Reservoir

The Roaches in Staffordshire is a Peak District gem; located above Leek and Tittesworth Reservoir, it’s loved by hikers and climbers alike. The impressively rugged and steep gritstone ridge is home to mythical mermaids and 15 metre natural gritstone clefts, so this is far more than your average countryside walk. It is the most prominent part of a curving ridge which extends for several miles from Hen Cloud in the south to Back Forest and Hangingstone in the northwest.

Lud's Church

Lud's Church

13.96km from Knypersley Reservoir

A majestic and historically important church which has been a hotbed of British legend for hundreds of years, having said to have been visited by such major figures as Robin Hood and Sir Gawain. Lud's Church is an immense natural cleft in the rock on the hillside above Gradbach, in a forest area known as the Black Forest. The feature has been formed by a landslip that has detached a large section of rock from the hillside.

Foxfield Light Railway Society

Foxfield Light Railway Society

14.43km from Knypersley Reservoir

The Foxfield Railway is a preserved standard gauge line located south east of Stoke-on-Trent. The line was built in 1893 to serve the colliery at Dilhorne on the Cheadle Coalfield. It joined the North Staffordshire Railway line near Blythe Bridge. It is open at weekends and operates trains on Sundays, Bank Holidays and some Saturdays from April to October and Santa Special trains in December.

Trentham Estate

Trentham Estate

14.61km from Knypersley Reservoir

Trentham Estate, in the village of Trentham, is a visitor attraction located on the southern fringe of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire. It is home to the award-winning Trentham Gardens featuring The Italian Garden by Tom Stuart-Smith, and the Floral Labyrinth and Rivers of Grass by Piet Oudolf and vast wildflower and woodland meadow plantings by Nigel Dunnet. At the centre of Trentham Gardens is the mile long, Capability Brown designed, Trentham Lake.

Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

Churnet Valley Railway (1992) plc

15.15km from Knypersley Reservoir

The Churnet Valley Railway is a preserved standard gauge heritage railway to the east of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, that operates along a part of the former North Staffordshire Railway's Churnet Valley Line. Regular services travel between the two main stations at Cheddleton and Kingsley and Froghall . There is an intermediate station at Consall. Some trains also head beyond Cheddleton to Leek Brook Junction and on to Ipstones, but Ipstones station is not in use.

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Knypersley Reservoir

Knypersley Reservoir

Knypersley Reservoir, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

Knypersley Reservoir is a canal feeder reservoir near Biddulph in Staffordshire. It is located south-east of Biddulph and named after the local Knypersley area. The reservoir was built in 1827 to supply water to the Caldon Canal, along with two others at Stanley Pool and Rudyard Lake. There are actually two adjacent lakes at the site, the upper one being the Serpentine Pool which feeds the lower Knypersley Pool or reservoir.