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Manchester Parks and gardens

There's nothing like a picnic in the park, Manchester has some beautiful green places to take your family for a summer's outing

  • Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award

    Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award

    Botanic GardenRochdale's town centre park, the oldest in the Borough, is of great historic interest and contains the statue of John Bright MP. Of considerable landscape beauty and charm with significant views of the area.

  • Clifton Country Park

    Clifton Country Park

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Clifton Country Park Local Nature Reserve is approximately 48 hectares of scenic urban fringe countryside in Salford, with woods, meadows, ponds and a lake to explore and remnants of the city's industrial past to discover.

  • Dunham Massey Hall - Gardens

    Dunham Massey Hall - Gardens

    Tea / Coffee ShopGreat plantsman's garden with interesting historic features like an Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House. A winter garden containing almost 700 different plant species and a further 1,600 shrubs opened in 2009 .

  • Green Flag Parks

    Green Flag Parks

    Picnic SiteRochdale borough boasts eight Green Flag parks, each one different in style, but similar in being well kept and providing a safe place to relax.

  • Haigh Hall and Country Park

    Haigh Hall and Country Park

    GardenExplore and enjoy the stunning parkland, woodland and plantations at Haigh Hall at Country Park.

  • Heaton Park

    Heaton Park

    Botanic GardenA beautiful space with a range of activities on offer for all ages.

  • Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre

    Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre

    Nature ReserveIn Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". The Visitor Centre houses permanent interactive displays, temporary exhibitions, slide shows, information and a sales counter.

  • Promenade Park

    Promenade Park

    Municipal ParkPocket park providing green space to relax in and on, children's play equipment and incorporating the sculptures "Silent Cargoes" and "Casuals".

  • Tatton Park

    Tatton Park

    ArticleRural, stately beauty on Manchester's doorstep