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Welcome to the official Hartshill Park web site edited by the 'Friends of Hartshill Park'.

The site contains information about the park, the wildlife to be found in it and the work carried out by the Friends of Hartshill Park in order to turn the park into 'A Haven in the Heart of the City' in conjunction with a number of sponsors .

Check out the Events page for information about up and coming activities at the park.


Hartshill Park is situated in the heart of the Potteries, and recently gained Local Nature Reserve status. The park occupies an area of approximately 32 acres between Shelton New Road and North Street in the north and west, and Hartshill Road and St Dominic's Court in the south and east.

Map showing the location of Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

Ordnance Survey Grid Reference 867460

Getting there and access

The nearest motorway junction is J15 on the M6 and the nearest railway station is Stoke-on-Trent. The park is easily accessible from any of the bus routes that run along Hartshill Road (24, 25, 26 and 31). Entrances are situated near St Dominic's Court, St Dominic's School and the Esso Garage on Hartshill Road, on Vicarage Road, on Shelton New Road, and on North Street. Car parks are provided at Vicarage Road and St Dominic's (both accessible from Hartshill Road) and North Street.

Follow the path

In order that others may enjoy their visits to the park, we ask that you:

  • take all your litter home
  • do not light fires
  • clean up after your dog
  • be considerate of other park users and local inhabitants
  • observe wildlife without disturbing, or interrupting nature's balance.

The site is updated regularly: last updated on 11th December 2013.