Dragon Miniature Railway

Marple Garden Centre, Marple, UK

Finding Us

Where we are situated

We are situated at Marple Garden Centre on Dooley Lane, Marple, SK6 7HE.

A location map, courtesy of Google, can be found HERE.
(Hint: click Satellite or Hybrid and zoom right in; you can see the lower end of the track.) Nearest motorway junction is J25 of the M60.

Coming from the North/motorway

From the centre of Stockport, Tameside (Hyde) or the M60 travel towards Woodley on the A560, turning down George Lane on the A627 at Woodley precinct. Follow the A627 past the Cow and Calf down Barrack Hill, Hatherlow and Otterspool Road. Cross the river bridge and Wyevale is on the left.

From Compstall or Romiley either follow directions form Marple or go to the Cow and Calf on School Brow (Stockport Road) and turn left up Barrack Hill.

Coming from the East or West

Follow directions along the A626 to Stockport (from Marple/East) or Marple (from Stockport/West), turning into Dooley Lane A627. Follow for 1/4 mile, and Marple Garden Centre should be on the right just before the river bridge.

From the South (Hazel Grove)

From the A6 or A523 turn right onto the A627 Offerton Road and follow as far as the A626 on Marple Road. Turn right toward Marple, then left onto Dooley Lane. Marple Garden Centre should be on the right 1/4 mile along just before the river bridge.

Rail Transport

It is also Possible to reach DMR using Rail Transport. Our closest Railway station is Rose Hill Marple, Local services are operated by Northern Rail and are every hour From Manchester Piccadilly Via Hyde and Woodley. Please check Northern's Website for Timetable's train fares and any engerneering works that may effect your journey. Please note there are no sunday services to Rose Hill.


Rose Hill Station

To reach DMR from Rose Hill you will have to walk to Wyvale garden centre which is about 15 - 20 min's. Upon your arrival at the Station walk up to the main road and take a left, walk to the pelican crossing and cross over and walk west along stockport road, you will then come to another set of light's turn right and walk down dooley lane and pass the pub " hare and hounds " on the left. you should then see the garden centre's sign and the bottom of the lower Loop. Location of the station can be found here and DMR's location here