Peel Park and the Coppice

Frequently asked questions


Is there parking available? A car park is available from the top of Peel Park Avenue (turn left at the top of Peel Park Avenue Peel Park and & the Coppiceand follow the narrow road around to the right) BB5 6HF

What can I expect to see when I arrive? From the car park there are a number of paths that lead to the summit of the Coppice, there you will have views across Accrington and beyond. The top of the Coppice is then yours to explore amongst the heathland. As well as the wildlife and views at the reserve we encourage you to explore to find the links to the areas fascinating past.

Who do I contact if I would like to learn more? Please contact the local council on 01254 388111 to find out more about the area or make suggestions.

Are there any picnic tables? Yes, these are located near the bowling green and close to the car park.

Are there any toilets? Sadly no toilets are currently available.

Is horse riding permitted? We encourage the area to be used for a range of activities, a concessionary bridleway exists for horse riders.