Middlewood station is an unstaffed station that gives direct access to the Middlewood Way and much surrounding countryside. Despite its apparent isolation, over 25,000 passengers use the station each year, many of whom commute into Stockport and Manchester.
People from High Lane mostly walk along Middlewood Road High Lane STOCKPORT Cheshire SK6 8AU and then turn right down the footpath onto the Middlewood Way and turn left to reach the station , alternatively they can walk down the A6 then drop down onto the Middlewood Way and along to the station that way.
Residents of Middlewood and Higher Poynton can either make their way to the station along the Middlewood Way or walk down Middlewood Road Poynton STOCKPORT Cheshire SK12 1TX then walk down the footpath onto the Middlewood Way to get to the station. There is a layby opposite the footpath to the station where people can park their cars free of charge .
Visitors arriving by train have a variety of things to do , they can walk or cycle along the Middlewood Way , visit the Anson Museum call in the Boars Head for refreshments , follow the footpath and walk along the Macclesfield Canal or if they wish, take the footpath over to Lyme Park.
Platform 1 is in High – Lane SK6 8AU and Platform 2 is in Poynton SK12 1TX which is the postcode for the old Station Masters House now a private residence.
There are 5 members of the Friends of Middlewood Group who meet whenever possible to keep the station tidy.