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Heaton Park

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Open Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Picnic and a walk

Lovely walk and a picnic with our granddaughter , animals where out too..cafe was open and a few... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
Natalie T
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Shaw, United Kingdom
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Dog walk

Meet my friend half way between our houses at Heston Park. Always well kept and tidy. Host lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Helen W
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This is a huge park with a number of facilities including a public golf course and a small farm that is great for young children.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Manchester
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Middleton Rd | Higher Blackley, Manchester M25 2SW, England
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+44 161 773 1085
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Meet my friend half way between our houses at Heston Park. Always well kept and tidy. Host lots of interesting events. Vast amount of space. Nice Coffee and cake shops offering reasonable food and drinks.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Helen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Saturday for an event being held at the park. It's absolutely huge, we only saw a small section of it. I will hopefully make a return visit to see all the park has to offer. Reasonably priced car park, we saw a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Amy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good day out loads of walks and large boating lake with part for fishing and cafe has a 18hole golf course pay on the day plenty of parking but you now have to pay hall not yet refurbished so only part open to the public...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank graham s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need to get out of Manchester and breathe some fresh air Heaton Park is a reasonable alternative. The park feels quite run down. And there is a lack of appreciation of aesthetics. But it is brilliant for a 2 hour walk or a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Krenchel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the worst experience... We were told food may take up to 30 minutes... We gave up at 50 minutes as folk around were complaining of waits well in excess of 1 hour. 3 staff to serve cook clear tables. At the prices its an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dave m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have known Heaton park for over 60 years and accept some changes may be necessary such as paying for parking but it’s a bit sad to have to pay. There are some great aspects and walks. BUT I was surprised to see about 8...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nabbthis
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Visited during the unseasonable hot weather we had recently as a family, including a 3 year old. Park is lovely, well maintained, 3 year old had a brilliant time playing in the sandpit and in the park. Parking was easy and reasonably priced. What really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank emilyb645
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Parking is chargeable and the pathetic council jobsworth wardens are also very keen to spot minor infringements such as not parking within the lines (which are unclear). You are at the mercy of their devices and disputing with the greedy city council is a waste...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Juno101
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Lovely walk and a picnic with our granddaughter , animals where out too..cafe was open and a few ice cream vans about . Lots of park maintenance about keeping the park tidy . Lots of dogs out and about with their owners. My only gripe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Natalie T
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

varied from managed woodland to open pasture with some of the best views within Manchester. a few cafes, manor house, boating lake, animals and garden centre add to the charm.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nathan J
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April 19, 2019|
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Response from graham s | Reviewed this property |
sorry but they won,t allow barbacues in a public park due to health a safety rules
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August 4, 2018|
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Response from Anna-Maria O | Reviewed this property |
I would have said yes HOWEVER looking online I would change this to a No, which is shocking!
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Anna-Maria O
July 21, 2018|
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Response from ClaireHampton | Reviewed this property |
In certain areas it’s free but most is £3/5 per hour (I think) !! Good luck
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