Parks and walks in Bury
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The Burrs Country Park
Address: Burrs Country Park, Woodhill Road (bottom end), Bury, BL8 1DA
Bus No. 472 to Ramsbottom and walk down Woodhill Road
The Burrs is perfect for families and people of all ages. With cheap and free activities and occasional events (fairs and circus), it’s a perfect day out on any budget. There is a play area for children, short walks and a café.
Start: Brandlesome Road, BL8 1BA (Opposite Brandlesome Close) Bus No 472 to Ramsbottom
Finish: Brandlesome Road, Greenmount BL8 4DR
This is a beautiful walk where you can see the ‘Totty Snake’, made during the lockdown. You can find lots of other paths into the woods too. At the end of the path, there is a café, an ice cream stall and a play area for children.
Hinds Lane, BL8 2BR
Bus No: 471 to Bolton
Elton reservoir is a lovely 2 mile walk near Bury Centre. You can walk past a small farm and feed the ducks on the water. If you want a longer walk, you can reach the canal and walk to Radcliffe.
School Street, Bury, BL9 7EX
Bus: 471 to Rochdale
This small community farm has donkeys, chickens, sheep, alpacas and much more!
Parks in the area
Here is some information about the local parks in the area (Updated July 2021):
|Local parks||Bus number from Bury bus station||Location||Website for more info|
Walmersley Road, Bury
|Clarence Park – Bury Council|
|Hoyles Park, Huntley Mount Road, Bury BL9 6HY||Hoyles Park – Bury Council|
|BL9 7DS, Rochdale Road||Openshaw Park – Bury Council|
Coronation Park, Radcliffe,
|Coronation Park – Bury Council|
|Heaton park||Metrolink (15-20minutes)||
Middleton Road, Manchester
|Heaton Park | Manchester City Council|
Nuttall Hall Road, Ramsbottom
|Nuttall Park – Bury Council|