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Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

Wythenshawe, Manchester M23, UK

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About Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

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.



Attractions near Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

Chorlton Water Park2.21km from Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

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.

Quarry Bank 2.89km from Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

Quarry Bank is one of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, showing how a complete industrial community lived. Here you can discover the story of mill workers, mill owners and how the Industrial Revolution changed our world forever. It was established by Samuel Greg, and was notable for innovations both in machinery and also in its approach to labour relations, the latter largely as a result of the work of Greg's wife, Hannah Lightbody.

Fletcher Moss Park3.16km from Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden is situated in Didsbury, Manchester, England, between the River Mersey and Stenner Woods. This 90-acre park was acquired as a gift from Alderman Fletcher Moss in 1914. Renowned for their botanical beauty, the gardens contain many antiquated and unusual plants and flowers. It is part botanical garden and part wildlife habitat, but also offers recreational facilities such as recently refurbished tennis courts, rugby and football pitches, and a family-run café, The Al

Sale Water Park3.65km from Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

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.

Old Trafford Cricket Ground5.86km from Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

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.

Platt Fields Park6.14km from Wythenshawe Park and Gardens

Platt Fields Park is a large public park in Fallowfield, Manchester, England which is home to Platt Hall. Fallowfield lies to the south and Wilmslow Road runs along its eastern edge. The centrepiece of the park is a large pleasure lake, which is used for boating and fishing. The lake has an island sanctuary in the middle, as well as a lakeside visitors' centre and a boathouse. There are gardens of different kinds, including community orchard gardens, which contain ferns, roses and heathers.

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