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Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens

Millgate Lane | Didsbury, Manchester M20 2SW, England (Didsbury)
44 161 434 1877
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Ranked #29 of 121 attractions in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Gardens
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Alameda, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We took the tram from Central Manchester to East Didsbury, and then after asking directions at the Bell House we walked to the Gardens. It was a short, easy walk with interesting houses to see along the way. We crossed the tables filled with folks enjoying a lazy lunch and entered the gardens, then spending about an hour (could have... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Fletcher Moss Botanical garden isn't large, however it is always a pleasure to visit. The change in scenery throughout the seasons is beautiful. I would just note that dogs aren't aloud in the botanical garden section, which is a pits, as I wanted to show my friend the flowers, but couldn't because I had a dog. I often go... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Absolutely love fletcher moss, me & my partner have been going regularly ever since we started seeing each other so it has lots of lovely memories for us! I fell ill a few years ago & now require a wheelchair & am really pleased we can still access most of the park. Lots of lovely picnic spots & little areas... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I found the online brochure to be deceptive; it gives the impression of being somewhere breathtaking. We anticipated wandering through a vast expanse of various colourful flowers, trees and bushes ....Imagine our disappointment when we found ourselves cautiously pottering around narrow paths in what can, at best, be described as a large back-garden with a small pond... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We have passed the entrance to the park many times in the car but decided to go yesterday. It is a wonderful park. It has a lovely rockery garden, woodland walk and rose garden. If you have children there is also plenty of room for them to run about. A true hidden gem!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

After spending an hour trying to find somewhere to park and scratching my car down a narrow lane, fletcher moss park was a terrible disappointment! Very overgrown and lots of the plants were dead-the place looked almost derelict! Definitely not like the brochure! Wouldn't return there again!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Being there by seeing recommendations on tripadvisor and wasn't regret. The scenes are nice and worth 3 hours staying there. The garden is very fresh and suitable to walk, enjoy and read. I walk along the riverside with a gentle bridge. Impressive and would highly recommend for those who love nature. Only issue is the toilets having no sink to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
14 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

very good place to take chilfred , wide variety of flora in pleasant and safe surroundings , decent park with a couple of pubs/restaurants on north side

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Lovely old terraced gardens, tennis courts, bowling greens and open flood planes (for the Mersey which runs at the end of the open areas) worth a wander on a dry autumn day

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I usually love taking a trip to Fletcher Moss but the last time I went (29/12/13) we heard my dog cry from getting caught in an unexpected piece of barbed wire. This was places very low down and was in parts of the park where you could cross over from fields to the pathways. I was very annoyed as she... More

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