Station Approach was adopted by the Parks and Countryside service in 2016. The site previously marked the starting point of the Ormskirk - Skelmersdale branch line, and housed a goods yard and engine shed.
Today the area has been handed over to nature, with a mix of woodland and grassland habitats providing homes for a wide range of wildlife.
The site benefits from a network of hard-standing paths - making it a pleasant place for a stroll any time of the year. Keep an eye out for our collection of wooden chainsaw-carved sculptures!
Station Approach is situated adjacent to Ormskirk Train Station (external link). Bus links are also widely available in Ormskirk's town centre. Visit the Arriva website (external link) for up to the minute information.
The site has an excellent disabled access path-network.
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