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Hales Hall Pool

A man made fishing lake dating back to 1846

Hales Hall Pool Local Nature Reserve with a man made lake dating back to 1846.

A double line of yew trees link the 1.76 hectare lake with Hales Hall built in 1712.  The pool edges are a designated Site of Biological Importance with Marsh Marigold, Flag Iris, Greater Tussock Sedge and Bulbous Rush growing.  Look out for birds such as kingfisher, heron, tufted duck, coot, moorhen and great crested grebes. Fishing permits are also available. 


Hales Hall Pool, Oakamoor Road, Cheadle ST10 4QR


There is a car park off Oakamoor Road, Cheadle

The site can be accessed via a walk way off Rudyard Way, Cheadle

Disabled access

Hard surfaced paths suitable for wheelchair users cover half the site. There is disabled parking for wheelchair users and wheel chair access to fishing platforms.


  • car park for 15 cars
  • bike racks
  • hard surfaced paths covering half the site
  • fishing permits available from Cheadle Angling Club (01538 752646)
  • education pack for Key stage 2 with site specific activities

Caring for the site


This site is now managed by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust to contact them or report a problem please call 01889 880100 or email

Get more involved

There is an established Friends of  Cecilly Brook and Hales Hall Pool group. Visit their website or email them to find out how you can be more involved.