Visit to Apedale Community Country Park Energy Station

Date:
Saturday 23 June 2012

Time:
10.30am - 12.30pm

Venue:
Apedale Community Country Park Energy Station, nr Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 6AX

Abstract:

Tour of the Energy Station technical features with the resident Countryside Ranger. Afterwards a walk up to Memorial Pit Wheel for a view of the park and onto Heritage Centre down in the valley where you can take a ride on the Apedale Valley Light Railway or take a mine tour. There is a small charge for each.

Wear walking shoes or boots or trainers. Tracks on the park are good but there might be a bit of mud.

Apedale Valley Light Railway and Heritage Centre

Directions
A34 north out of Newcastle-u-Lyme but not as far as the new Sainsbury's.

At the roundabout before the new Sainsbury's (the Knutton Lane roundabout) take the 1st exit onto Knutton Lane (B5367) Sp Knutton, Silverdale.

Continue past Newcastle College and over a bridge to a mini-roundabout - straight on here

Enter High Street of Knutton and continue and up bank.

Entrance to car park near the wind turbines which are visible as you climb the bank out of Knutton.