Manchester Now

Discover what’s happening right now.

Burrs Country Park

You'll find plenty of green places to explore in Bury, including the popular Burrs Country Park.

Just a mile north of Bury town centre the park is somewhere you can take a riverside stroll, feed the ducks, have a picnic and follow a trail.

The park is home to Burrs Activity Centre which offers a range of outdoor activities including Kayaking, Canoeing, abseiling and there is even a high ropes course for groups. You will need to book ahead so see

Burrs Country Park also hosts a key cluster of sculptures which form part of the Irwell Sculpture Trail. The Trail which extends over 33 miles from Salford to the hills of Lancashire weaves its way along the Irwell Valley.  For more information about walking sections of the route and about the sculptures see


Foursquare comments