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Gnosall Parish Council

(Including the wards of Moreton and Knightley)

Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the Parish of Gnosall and those who visit it.

Travel Info


The main road through the Gnosall Parish is the A518 which links the County Town of Stafford and the Town of Newport, Shropshire. Gnosall has a very good bus service (Service No. 5) with frequent stops and links to both Stafford and Telford.



The Shropshire Union Canal runs south to north on the west side of the village of Gnosall. About 2.5 miles to the North of Gnosall can be found the village of Norbury which has a marina and narrow boats for hire. Fishing is available on certain section of the canal. The tow path is in excellent condition and is a very good walking route which links to the cycle route and also various Public Rights of Ways.

Cycle route


The cycle route which is part of the National Cycle Network (Route 55) also is known as the “Greenway” part of this route is also a section of the long distance route known as “The Way for the Millennium”.

Public Rights of Way


There are various Public Rights of Ways in and around the Parish of Gnosall a map of which can be found by clicking here. Many of the Public Rights of Ways link to interesting features in the Parish of Gnosall and provide a free green gym facility for there users. Some of the routes have stunning scenery. There is also the boardwalk across the “Acres” open space which is an additional free facility offered courtesy of Gnosall Parish Council.