60 Marvellous Manchester Parks And Gardens To Get You Back To Nature

Laura Rogan Laura Rogan - Editor of Secret Manchester

60 Marvellous Manchester Parks And Gardens To Get You Back To Nature

Take a walk on the wild side in some of Greater Manchester’s greenest spaces.

Tired of seeing the same concrete sights? Paint your world green with a trip to one of the prettiest parks and gardens in Manchester. From the city centre to Cheshire and beyond, we’ve rounded up the top spots closeby to stretch your legs and get a good old dose of fresh air.

City Centre

Cotton Field Park | Credit: Urban Splash

1. Cotton Field Park 

2. Hardman Square

3. Vimto Park 

4. Cathedral Gardens

5. All Saints Park

6. Piccadilly Gardens

7. Angel Meadow 

8. Whitworth Park 

North Manchester

9. Heaton Park 

10. Prestwich Forest Park 

11. Boggart Hole Clough

12. Philips Park 

South Manchester

Chorlton Water Park | Credit: Wikimedia Commons

13. Chorlton Water Park 

14. Fletcher Moss Park 

15. Platt Fields Park 

16. Beech Road Park

17. Chorlton Park

18. Wythenshawe Park 

Credit: Alexandra Park Manchester

19. Alexandra Park, Whalley Range 


20. Sale Water Park 

21. Trafford Ecology Park 

22. Dunham Massey

Credit: Dunham Massey National Trust

23. Walton Park 

24. Denzell Gardens

25. Walkden Gardens 

26. Davyhulme Millenium Nature Reserve 

27. Longford Park


28. Buile Hill Park & Hall

29. Peel Park 

30. Clifton Country Park

31. Clowes Park 


Credit: Tatton Park

32. Tatton Park

33. The Bollin Valley Partnership 

34. Lyme Park 

35. Arley Hall

36. Hare Hill, Macclesfield 

37. Abbeywood Gardens


38. Close Park

39. Burrs Country Park

40. Nuttall Park, Ramsbottom 


Bramall Hall | Credit: Wikimedia Commons

41. Bramhall Park 

42. Bruntwood Park, Cheadle 

43. Reddish Vale Country Park

44. Vernon Park 


45. Denehurst Park 

Denehurst Park | Credit: Rochdale Borough Council

46. Jubilee Park, Middleton 

47. Healey Dell  

48. Queen’s Park, Heywood 

49. Truffet Park, Middleton 

50. Hopwood Park, Heywood 

51. Jubilee Colliery Nature Reserve 

Greater Manchester

Mesnes Park | Credit: Wikimedia Commons

52. Mesnes Park, Wigan 

53. Fairy Glen Valley, Wigan

54. Smithills Hall, Bolton

55. Tandle Hill Country Park, Royton 

56. The Ridges, Chorley 

Credit: The Ridges Gardens

57. Stalybridge Country Park 

58. Moss Bank Park, Bolton 

59. Pennington Flash Country Park, Leigh

60. Promenade Park, Warrington

Craving more outdoors? Check out our guide to the most breathtaking national parks the UK has to offer.

[Featured image: Tatton Park]

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