A popular site overlooking Torside Reservoir with its sailing club.
The mostly tarmac car park has six spaces reserved for disabled people next to the building and two by the start of the easy access path to the trail.
There is a toilet suitable for disabled people (open all year).
An overflow car park adjacent to the main car park can be used for picnics; a number of picnic tables are provided, two of which are adapted to take people in wheelchairs.
Access onto the Longdendale Trail is up a tarmac path, maximum gradient 1:15 or a steeper sandy track for cyclists and horse riders.
A refreshment concession operates at times, from which leaflets can be obtained.