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Reddish Vale Country Park
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Tandle Hill Country Park
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Dovestone Resevoir
Nature & Wildlife Areas, Bodies of Water, Hiking Trails
Tandle Hill Country Park
State Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Playgrounds
Bizzy Kids Craft Cafe and Party Venue
Playgrounds, Paint & Pottery Studios
Let Loose
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Alexandra Park
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Dovestone Resevoir
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Dovestone Resevoir Oldham
#1 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
This is 5 minutes way fom home and is great way to keep fit, nature lovers would love it and the views are spectacular good day free day outing
Walk up the path to the top reservoir and along the top path to Indians Head (which can be seen better at lower level) for a much longer walk... you can also walk back up to the car park at Binn Green and continue...
Turton and Entwistle Reservoir Edgworth
#2 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Top car park free and after negotiating steep steps the path around the dam was well maintained with good views.
We parked in the main car park and enjoyed an hours walk all the way round the reservoir.
Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens Manchester
#3 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Hidden behind one of my favorite spots in Didsbury (the little square right beside Stenner Lane), you find this gorgeous and quite wide park for your very own delight.
This is a wonderful park with magnificent gardens bequeathed by Alderman Moss in 1919.
Hollingworth Lake Rochdale
#4 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
What more do you want for free, well apart from car parking ... lovely walk around a sizeable lake ha a park for the young Ines a little stream they can paddle in and a bird watching station my children love this...
... great food sweets beverages readily available all way round a play area for smaller ones available hides do you can watch wild life on the island and water and in the car park the visitors centre offers all sorts
Pennington Flash Country Park Leigh
#5 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
This really is a hidden Gem just a short walk out of leigh it has great parking if you travel by car it has amazing sunsets at dusk all welcome to visit and post your photos on Pennington Flash Country Park Photog...
Awesome place kids love it great walks views lakes golf course wildlife centre bird huts parks play area ..
Fairy Glen Appley Bridge
#6 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... Appley Lane North), especially during the holidays, and continue to walk to the end of the country lane until you see the sign for the glen Such a little peace of heaven on earth, just enjoy nature at its best x
Although parking is a bit of a job the park is extensive and for kids is an adventure, need wellies for a bit of fun.
Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens Altrincham
#7 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Lovely afternoon here at Dunham Massey...weather was perfect for long walk around the gardens and deer park ...paths are easily accessible on foot,and mobility scooters ...the deer were particularly sociable on th...
Its acres of deer park are a ramblers paradise where children can play in safety, the house contains interesting artefacts, and the well equipped tea rooms are superb.
Jumbles Country Park Bolton
#8 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
This is a brill walk with nature it's a great walk with the family especially if you have a pet dog also when you complete the whole way round there is a cafe at the top car park so you can enjoy a nice brew and a...
I walk the Jumbles County Park once or twice a month, the park is hidden in the Bradshaw Brook valley and access requirements by car to the carpark is on the Burnley Bolton road Bradshaw.
Dove Stone Reservoir Greenfield
#9 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Absolutely lovely place to visit, lovely and peaceful and spotlessly clean, great price in the car park too but beware of the loos, only because there are 2 of them for a lot of people.
For £1.20 you can park all day and enjoy scenery that rivals the Lake District for breath taking beauty.
Haigh Woodland Park Wigan
#10 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... the treasure hunt was loads of fun plus we had lovely weather, all the kids big and small had a fab time it's a lovely place to go lots of walks and a great play park too, one of our favourite places to visit.
There is a lot to do there: nature trail walks, get in the trees and spot the squirrels, go on Helen the little train, ride the miniature railway, go on the parks, café, golf or just sit and have a picnic.
Etherow Country Park Stockport
#11 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
A lovely country park, with lakes with loads of wild birds, lots of varities of ducks, geese, swans, cootes and other birds, a nature lovers paridise.
Etherow country park is a lovely place to visit, it's peaceful, has beautiful walks, there is a small lake with ducks, geese and boats, a small nursery, a waterfall to play pooh sticks from the bridge and is a lov...
Walkden Gardens Sale
#12 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Its a lovely little park with designated areas including a Chinese garden, a rose garden, etc. Definately worth a visit!
Wonder thru the park with pathways leading into mysterious collection of separated gardens with archways flower borders shrubs from different parts of the world it is a child's adventure and safe
Tandle Hill Country Park Oldham
#13 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... you can take the easier path for a gentle stroll or slightly harder path up to the monument the park has play area for kids and also small cafe open in the Summertime very nice area it has a path which takes y...
Lovely park, excellent facilities, we overlook the war monument from our house.
Heaton Park Manchester
#14 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Love love love Heaton Park all year round it's brilliant for the children with the play park and animals lots of dog walkers and a lovely garden centre and little outside cafe and the staff are lovely very big par...
A amazing massive park, so much to see and do, a lovely lake, which has loads of birds had swans with cignets, also has canada geese, cootes, ducks and lots of other wildlife to see.
Bolton Library and Museum Services Bolton
#15 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
They preferred goin to the fair and the park or fishing.They are far from stupid , it just did not float thei boat.
Bramall Hall & Park Bramhall
#16 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
The park is free to visit but there is a charge for the conducted tour, which is well worth undertaking, as you will be shown around the Hall by a person with a wide knowledge of fascinating stories and facts on i...
Afterwards we enjoyed a delicious cake and tea from the park cafe adjacent - highly recommended for a nice afternoon out!
Bruntwood Park Cheadle
#17 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Bruntwood is a beautiful park, particulary good for children, with playgrounds and a bike circuit and putting green, but also with lots of gardens and lawns, and the many trees are beautiful in the autumn.
After a lovely day in the park wether a hot or cold day lovely dining area in and out side even have bowls out for dogs in summer , lovely pond to feed ducks happy kids , staff friendly and food lovely would go ag...
Moses Gate Country Park Bolton
#18 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... it's a beautiful park my daughter loved the swans and ducks, and was mesmerized by all the daisies she is 5 yr old and compared them to a blanket, lovely clean park and play area, we will return to visit soon
Lovely day out when weather permits great for children seeing the ducks a good walk round I've spent the last 2 days going and walking all over with my granddaughter they have a nice park for the little ones good...
Worthington Park Sale
#19 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
I just love the trees in this park , too many dogs off leads for my liking my grandchildren get quite frightened when they are accosted, but I still love it.The gardener is brilliant ,a great asset and really care...
Amazing tree art and great safe family park for summer picnics.
Stamford Park Stalybridge
#20 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Great place to chill , great area for children to play lovely avariey great duck pond very well kept park and safe area for children , nice boating lake , only down side is having to cross very busy road to boatin...
Have lived near the park most of my life and it’s a great place to go on your own as a couple as a family to sit in the sun walk the dog have fun highly recommend a visit
Werneth Low Country Park Hyde
#21 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Lots of footpaths to explore - glad I took a photo of the map in the visitor centre car park as we were able to follow a great circuit via the war memorial, through fields and woods, back to the visitor centre.
Love taking my dog here for a walk, from the car park to the war memorial and back is a nice distance and my pooch can be off her lead the whole way which is lovely!
Chill Factore Stretford
#22 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Easy on line booking great welcome at check in great information from all the staff we booked the snow park which was fantastic fun you can choose do nuts or sledges we hired there clothing which was great and wen...
We went for the £35 pp snow park and ski/snowboard taster session, a great day and well worth it, definitely will be going back.
Manchester Ship Canal Manchester
#23 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Once we entered the Ship Canal the industrial heritage soon waylaid to the nature - the sandstone, the gorse, the woodlands and the salt marshes.
Greenbooth Reservoir Rochdale
#24 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... with a variety of walks taking in the 3 main reservoirs.You can take short or long walks & maybe try Rowley Moor Road in the opposite direction from the car park for a walk over the moors overlooking Whitworth..
Easy to park on Over Town Lane alongside the bottom Reservoir railings.
Reddish Vale Country Park Stockport
#25 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... you volunteers.This gem of countryside is just a 10 minute drive from my daughters house and although she has visited the farm before this was her first time at the Country Park.We will be visiting again.
Great for cycling, walking and enjoying some beautiful nature spots.
Moss Bank Park Bolton
#26 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Great for kids of all ages, nice paths for those in chairs, there's a cafe, all assessable, or pack a hamper and a picnic blanket, there's plenty of space, and a car park nearby, kids play area the lot, go enjoy.
We live very close to Moss Bank Park and perhaps take it for granted, it's great for children of all ages , has rides for fun as well as wide open spaces and a very good spot for wedding photos
Queens Park Bolton
#27 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Queens Park is like a gem of Bolton, a lovely modern playground, a breathtaking view from the hills, a pond with ducks, cosy walking tracks, hidden places, cheeky squirrels.
I've visited this park quite a few times I use mostly for workout sessions There's steps and hills for my cardio part and a mini gym area for the rest Also have family time in the park with play area, picnics etce...
Burrs Country Park Bury
#28 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
Friendly people, great pub with an actual decent sized beer garden, East Lancs Railway, there's always something going on all year round, even if it's just the park runners and dog walkers in winter and all the fa...
The Burrs Country Park is a delightful spot, also featurng the Burrs Halt of the East Lancs Railway (ELR).
Sale Water Park Sale
#29 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... restaurant, pub, café, plenty of parking and miles of well maintained pathways, it is a great place for a leisurely stroll around the lake, or spending longer ramble exploring the nature reserve and river valley.
... from Altrincham to sale water park via the pennine trail and the canal routes, it was amazing to explore so much of the water park! There’s plenty of places to park your car but to note the pub car park charges.
Sea Life Manchester Stretford
#30 of 105 Nature & Parks in Greater Manchester
... you can also use them for lego discovery and get tickets to lego land Windsor and tickets to a merlin park of your choice was happy to see a few unusual fish in the aquarium and also loved the pirate theme so ...
We even managed to pop back in to see the turtles on the way back to the car park.
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