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Sale Water Park

Sale Water Park, Sale M33, UK

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About Sale Water Park

Sale Water Park is a man-made lake built in the early 1970s as a bi-product of the M60 motorway construction. The water park is a 152-acre site of which a third is taken up by the lake. It is in an area of the green belt running through the Mersey Valley and is owned by Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council.  Sale Water Park provides important recreational facilities and wildlife reserves, as well as forming part of the flood defenses for the surrounding area of Trafford.



Attractions near Sale Water Park

Chorlton Water Park2.55km from Sale Water Park

Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve comprising a lake surrounded by grasslands and woodlands. There is a car park, small playground, picnic benches and a network of accessible paths. The Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve comprising a lake surrounded by grasslands and woodlands. There is a car park, small playground, picnic benches and a network of accessible paths.

Old Trafford Cricket Ground2.71km from Sale Water Park

A majestic ground, situated south of Manchester city centre, forms a famous sporting double act with the "other" Old Trafford, and is the third home of Lancashire County Cricket Club.  Old Trafford is England's second oldest Test venue after The Oval and hosted the first Ashes Test in England in July 1884.

Old Trafford3.57km from Sale Water Park

Old Trafford, also known as Emirates Old Trafford, home to the Lancashire Cricket Club, is located south of the Manchester city centre. It is also home to the famous football club Manchester United. Old Trafford has been hosting Test cricket since 1884 and holds a special place in history.

Wythenshawe Park and Gardens3.65km from Sale Water Park

This beautiful park is located in south Manchester, at the junction of the M60 and M56, between Wythenshawe, Baguley, Brooklands, Northern Moor, and Northenden.  It consists of over 100 hectares of open parkland dating from the 13th Century, with historic and ornamental woodlands, open grassland and beautiful wildflower meadows.  The park hosts a great range of year-round leisure and educational opportunities for all ages which includes a varied activities and events program.

IWM North3.99km from Sale Water Park

The Imperial War Museum North is a majestic museum, which tells the story of how war has affected the lives of British and the Commonwealth citizens since 1914. The museum occupies a site overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal on Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, an area which during the Second World War was a key industrial centre and consequently heavily bombed during the Manchester Blitz in 1940.

The Lowry4.11km from Sale Water Park

The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex at Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th-century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex opened on 28 April 2000[1] and was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II.

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Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million. One of the main attractions in England and atttracts a lot of tourists.