September 29, 2016

Days out with the family don't have to be expensive! An Autumn Scavenger Hunt can be a great way to get the children outdoors and enjoy a blustery walk before the cold weather really sets in.

You don't have to go far at this time of year to find exciting things and chi...

August 30, 2016

When the weather gets hot this summer it would be a great family day out to one of Manchester’s parks with a paddling pool, play fountains or sandpit. Here are some of the best ones:

Stamford Park

Stamford Park has a water feature for children to play in. The park also h...

July 14, 2016

This is quite a large park to have a walk around, with two different play parks small for the younger toddler age group and then a larger one for children.

There are ramps which are great for scooters and also a bmx track for bikes which at certain times even let you hi...

July 14, 2016

Manchester's first designated local nature reserve is one of the most popular spots in the Mersey Valley.

Set around a central lake with meandering paths leading into woodlands and wildflower meadows, the 170-acre site boasts common spotted and northern marsh orchid in...

July 14, 2016

Longford Park is the largest park in the borough of Trafford. The Friends of Longford Park believe that the park remains an attractive place to visit, a vital community resource with a rich heritage that has the potential to be an excellent asset for Stretford and the...

July 14, 2016

This is a popular local Park which manages to combine children’s play, leisure activities including a multi-use court, football pitches with fantastic woodland walks.

Broadway Park on Broadway road

July 14, 2016

A great play area for children of all ages with play areas for toddlers and older children including skater ramps.

There is a multi-use games area and also a football field.

Woodsend Road, Flixton

July 14, 2016

There is a large children’s play area with newly fitted equipment suitable for toddlers and older children. It includes a zip wire, climbing frames and a gated toddler area. There is an ornamental walled garden and 5 football pitches.

Flixton Road next to Flixton House.

July 14, 2016

This park is especially worth visiting on a Sunday when the Urmston and District Railway Society operate a miniature train around the park and costs 30p a ride.

There are two separate play areas for under 5’s which has been updated in recent years, it has a train theme...

July 14, 2016

This is a large park with extensive footpaths which are well suited for kids on their bikes/scooters to safely use up some energy. The paths lead to open field spaces, there is also a pond area and a sunken garden particularly attractive in the spring months when in fu...

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