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Westport Lake

Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4PB, England
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Wildlife oasis on the edge of Stoke on Trent

This is the place for tranquility, bird life, snacks, free parking, great for picnics and young... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Robert B
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Not a bad short walk, but watch where you step

Not much to review really here. It's a decent enough short walk around the lake, part of it is... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
apophisguard
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“nice walk” (18 reviews)
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Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4PB, England
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"wildlife trust"
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"an ice cream van"
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"car park"
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"lovely place"
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"canal towpath"
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is the place for tranquility, bird life, snacks, free parking, great for picnics and young children's play area.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Not much to review really here. It's a decent enough short walk around the lake, part of it is wooded but it's mostly open spaced. There is a visitor centre, which probably caters more for schools, but there is a small cafe that sells the...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

An old gravel pit transformed into a place of beauty within the city of Stoke-on-Trent. Abundance of wildlife, great walks for dogs and owners alike. A walk along the adjacent canal towpath heading north will bring you to the southern entrance of the famous Harecastle...More

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This a lovely place for a short walk. There has been a lot of regeneration at Westport Lake and this is on-going. There are lots of birds there ... geese, ducks, moorhens, swans etc plus other wildlife including squirrels. There is a small children's playground...More

Thank CheshireCat333
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

A great place on the edge of the city and canals north of S on T. A collection of lakes for fishing, walks , lots of wildlife.and a good visitor centre with nice cafe.Good adventure playground able to cope with lots of children. Parking can...More

Thank linda a
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Weer went here as it wad a nice day and to try to occupy or young daughter and she loved looking at the geese and swans and although the park was very busy it was nice weather so expected this

Thank Gareth S
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A very good place for a walk around the lake, which is about a mile, and good for feeding the ducks and for fishing. The kids will love it. They have also made some very nice walks around the outer area where there are some...More

Thank GrahamAngler
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here a few weeks ago and had a really great walk around the lake. There was lots of wildlife and it was nice to see the area was clean and tidy. Would have been good if there were more signage around giving some more...More

Thank Watchmychops2
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We always like to have a walk around Westport Lake and a coffee in the cafe it makes you feel like you are at somewhere special not in the middle of Burslem and Tunstall always does the trick

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Two lakes with an excellent visitors centre and cafe, or an adjacent canal barge serving oatcakes and coffees. My boys brought along their bikes and had a great time pedalling around. Never seen so much bird poo in my life, felt like I was up...More

Thank Jonners1974
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dollydelash
11 October 2017|
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Response from taramayacus | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, perhaps raise it with Staffordshire wildlife trust
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Val H
13 May 2017|
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Response from taramayacus | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply, the car park closes at dusk
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heatherbec
15 July 2016|
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Response from taramayacus | Reviewed this property |
I would say roughly a mile
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