Parks and walks in Bury

My Place

Why not meet new people while learning about nature and gardening while improving your job skills? My place host face to face and online sessions offering an opportunity to learn about wildlife and nature. Visit their webiste or watch their Youtube videos to find out more.

Tel: 01772 872007 or 07738 102274

Trees and shrubs in Burrs Country Park

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.

Visit their website for more information

Kirklees Trail

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.

Read more about Kirklees Trail on the Visit Bury website

Rows of trees on Kirklees Trail
Father and child with Elton Reservoir in the background

Elton Reservoir

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.


Pimhole Farm

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
Clarence park

472 (10-15minutes)

474 (30-45minutes)

Walmersley Road, Bury


Clarence Park – Bury Council
Hoyles park

468 (7-15minutes)

467 (7-15minutes)

Hoyles Park, Huntley Mount Road, Bury BL9 6HY Hoyles Park – Bury Council
Openshaw park

163 (5-10minutes)

471 (5-10minutes)

BL9 7DS, Rochdale Road Openshaw Park – Bury Council
Coronation park




Coronation Park, Radcliffe,

M26 3XT

Coronation Park – Bury Council
Heaton park Metrolink (15-20minutes)

Middleton Road, Manchester

M25 2GT

Heaton Park | Manchester City Council
Nuttall park

472(25 minutes)


Nuttall Hall Road, Ramsbottom


Nuttall Park – Bury Council


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