Sports, leisure and the Arts Opening times and location

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Please respect your park. BBQs are not allowed and will be extinguished by our security patrollers, please  place all rubbish in the bins provided, and if the bins are full, take your rubbish home with you.


Heaton Park
Middleton Road
Higher Blackley
M25 2SW

Public transport

Metrolink offers Park and Ride car parks right across the tram network which are free to use for Metrolink customers. The Park and Rides at Bury Interchange, Radcliffe and Whitefield offer a quick and easy way to get to Heaton Park and Bowker Vale stops, both of which are within just a few minutes walking distance of the park. For times visit

Heaton Park is served by the x35, 59, 90, 135, 149, 156, 164 and 484 buses. Visit for more information and use the Route Explorer to plan your bus journey.

Arriving by car

For car park access use either Sheepfoot Lane, Smithy Lodge or St Margaret's Road entrances.

Postcodes for Sat Nav users, with approximate parking capacity in brackets:

  • M25 0DL: Lake Car Park (263) with seasonal overflow (1500)
  • M25 2SW: Golf Car Park (85)

  • M25 2GT: Garden Centre Car Park (9) with overflow car park (50)

  • M25 2GT: Hall Car Park (252)

  • M25 2GT: St Margaret's Road Car Park (126)

Pay & Display charges apply every day between 10am and 5pm. The maximum daily cost is £3. Annual parking permits are available. 

Disabled parking is available in all our car parks. You can park in any bay, it doesn't have to be a specific disabled bay, but your Blue Badge must be visible. Pay and display fees do not apply to disabled badge holders.

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