Manchester City Council

Sports, leisure & the Arts Opening times and location


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

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

  • M25 2GT: St Margaret's Road Car Park (150), Garden Centre Car Park (9) and Hall Car Park (380)
  • M25 2SW: Golf Car Park (80)
  • M25 0DL: Lake Car Park (280) with seasonal overflow (1500).

Approximate walking distance to Farm Centre from car parks:

  • St Margaret's Road Car Park - 12 mins
  • Garden Centre Car Park - 15 mins
  • Hall Car Park - 5 mins
  • Golf Car Park - 12 mins

We charge for parking between 10 am and 5pm on (See details of changes to parking at Heaton Park from 21 May 2018):

  • weekends;
  • bank holidays; and
  • school holidays.


  • Cars and motorbikes: £1.50
  • Minibus: £5
  • Coach £15
  • Blue badge: free
For special events you may be charged an additional fee.

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