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Chorlton Water Park

  1. Location

    off Maitland Avenue, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 7WH

  2. Opening times

    From dawn to dusk

  3. Facilities

    Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve comprising of a lake surrounded by grasslands and woodlands. There is car park, small playground, picnic benches and a network of accessible paths.

    Course fishing is available on the lake, day or season tickets must be obtained from the park office. Contact the park office on 0161 881 5639 for further information.

  4. Play area (age group)

    12 & under

  5. Events

    See events in parks or leisure centres.

  6. Transport to and around Manchester

    Visit www.tfgm.com to find transport links

  7. Dogs not allowed

    Lake, children's play area, pond dipping platform, toilets

  8. History

    Chorlton Water Park is a Local Nature Reserve and stands on the site of Barlow Hall Farm. During the construction of the M60 motorway in the 1970s gravel was excavated from the site. The gravel pit was subsequently flooded creating the lake that is central to the Water Park today.

  9. Report a problem

    Report any problems in this park

  10. Email

    parks@manchester.gov.uk

  11. More on parks

    More about parks, playgrounds and open spaces in Manchester

  12. Friends of the park

    The Friends of Chorlton Water Park - group meet on a regular basis and organise events and work in partnership with the us to improve the park. The Friends Group welcomes new members, if you would like to get involved or want to find out more contact friendsofcwp@gmail.com

  13. External links

    http://www.wildaboutmanchester.info/www/index.php/local-nature-reserves

  14. Location map

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