Discover your local park and enjoy the fresh air and open space right in the centre of Manchester. Platt Fields has much to offer all ages.
Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6LA
Gardens and Open Spaces, Outdoor Activities
Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s
(based on family of 4)
Discover your local park and enjoy the fresh air and open space right in the centre of Manchester. There’s plenty of room to take your own games, try out the various activities or just seek out the quieter corners of the 170 acre park.
Admire the colourful Rose Gardens or the Shakespearean Garden, the Nico Ditch, the Eco Garden and the Community Orchard. There are sporting facilities to keep active including tennis, basketball courts, bowling greens, BMX and skate parks and a boating lake. Why not take a walk around the lake to enjoy sights and sounds of the wildlife.
The park is also the location of Platt Hall’s Gallery of Costume, the Boat House that is the base for the Model Boat Club.
The park is open from dawn until dusk.
Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated regularly. Some attractions are starting to reopen with social distancing measures in place. Enjoy browsing the site for trips and please check directly with the venue before visiting. Let’s Go with the Children is here to help and support families with ideas and information on what attractions are re-opening.