Clayton Vale

  1. Location

    Edge Lane, Clayton, Manchester, M40 1GR

  2. Opening times

    From dawn to dusk

  3. Facilities

    Children's play area, visitors centre with toilets (toilets not open when visitor centre is closed), pond, conservation area with dipping platform, angling.

  4. Play area (age group)

    12 and under

  5. Events

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  6. Transport to and around Manchester

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  7. Dogs not allowed

    • Children’s play area
    • Visitors centre 
    • Toilets

  8. History

    Once the ash tip for east Manchester's power station, Clayton Vale was greened up in the 1980's and since recent investment, is a key green space within the Medlock River Valley. It is a Local Nature Reserve and is a great place for families to enjoy woodland and riverside walks, cycling, picnicking or pond dipping.

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  11. More on parks

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  12. External links

    Find out more about activities at this park through MCR Active

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