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Poolsbrook Country Park

Poolsbrook Country Park

Contact

Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre

01246 345777/8

Address

Meadows Drive,
Poolsbrook,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S43 3LH

Details

Poolsbrook Country Park is located approximately 6 miles from Chesterfield and covers 180 acres. The country park boasts a visitor centre, children's adventure playground, cafe, picnic sites and four miles of trails of cycling, horse riding and walking and lakes for angling.

The park is home to many forms of wildlife including an impressive range of birds. These include Great Crested Grebe, Cormorants, Mute Swans, Canada Geese, Pink Footed Geese, Wheatears, Yellow Wagtails and even a Red Throated Pipit and Siberian Chiffchaffs have been spotted.

The site is also home to a caravan club site which incorporates a range of sustainable resource and energy-saving features and is heralded as a blueprint for caravan sites of the future. This caravan site has 86 pitches and top-class amenities.

On-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Children welcome

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

See location of Poolsbrook Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 439736  Lat: 53.25758 Long: -1.34339

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and take A616 (signposted Chesterfield and Worksop). At roundabout take 4th exit (A619, signposted Chesterfield). Follow road apporx 2 miles. Turn left (Fan road). Follow round to mini roundabout. Go straight ahead (Erin Road). Take 3rd right turn (Meadows Drive). Take next left turn in to Poolsbrook Country Park.

From East
Follow A617 to M1 motorway. At roundabout take 4th exit (M1 northbound). Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 into Chesterfield. At Matalan roundabout (traffic light controlled) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At traffic lights keep left and go straight on. At roundabout select right hand lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take first turning (A61). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (A619, signposted Brimington). Select right hand lane and, at next roundabout (Sainsbury's) take 2nd exit (A619). Follow road to Brimington. Passing shops select left hand lane. Keep left passing church on left and follow road as bends left. Continue on A619 to Staveley (approx 1 mile). At roundabout go straight ahead. At roundabout take 3th exit. Take 3rd exit (Fan Road). Follow round to mini roundabout. Go straight ahead (Erin Road). Take 3rd right turn (Meadows Drive). Take next left turn in to Poolsbrook Country Park.

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
 
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