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Blackley Forest

  1. Location

    Blackley New Road, Blackley, Manchester M9 8FS

  2. Opening times

    From dawn to dusk

  3. Facilities

    Woodland walks, Nature trails, Pond for fishing

  4. Events

    See events in parks or leisure centres.

  5. Transport to and around Manchester

    Visit to find transport links

  6. History

    Blackley Forest is a site of biological importance and a fine example of one of the country's first Community Woodlands. Planted to commemorate fallen soldiers of the Second World War, the Forest is a diverse mix of woodland, grassland and wetlands, dissected by a well established network of paths and steps with the River Irk running through.

  7. Report a problem

    Report any problems in this park

  8. Email

  9. More on parks

    More about parks, playgrounds and open spaces in Manchester

  10. Friends of the park

  11. Location map

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