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Consall Forge

Consall Forge, set alongside Consall Nature Park, is a beautiful location to start enjoying your local waterways. Take a picnic and spend a relaxing afternoon at the canalside, keeping an eye out for passing boats and local wildlife. Go for a stroll and explore the local history, follow one of the nature park trails, or try your hand at fishing, canoeing, or even pond dipping!


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General information

Address: Consall Forge, Wetley Rocks, Stoke on Trent, ST9 0AJ

Visit time: 2 -3 hours

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: Closest parking at The Black Lion pub, the nearest public parking is in Consall Nature Park

Toilets: In the pub

Free visitor guide

Great for

  • Dog walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Pond dipping
  • Walking
  • Canoeing


Churnet Valley Steam Railway, Froghall, Cheddleton, Consall Forge Visitor Centre, Consall Nature Park, Consall Hall Gardens

Spot a boat

A good place to spot boats in the summer


Picnic spot

There are plenty of wide grassy areas suitable for picnics


  • Consall Nature Park Trails


You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Coots/Moorhens

Birds of prey can also be seen in the area