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Platt Fields Park

Mabfield Road off Wilmslow Road | Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LP, England
+44 161 224 2902
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Doggie walk on edge of the City

Had a nice walk around the lake with our dog and she was pleased to see the ducks and swans. Sadly... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
secretsquirrel_13
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Been to alot worse!

A big open park with a few surprises along the way. Plenty of grass and open areas to let your kids... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
steve c
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Platt Fields Park is set in 90 acres and is classed as one of Manchester Leisure’s major outdoor sites.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good44%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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Mabfield Road off Wilmslow Road | Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LP, England
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+44 161 224 2902
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Had a nice walk around the lake with our dog and she was pleased to see the ducks and swans. Sadly one end of the lake is full of litter. Public toilet. Playground for young children. Mainly clean. Friendly students on their lunchbreak.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

A big open park with a few surprises along the way. Plenty of grass and open areas to let your kids run riot. Further on a large boating lake and 2 swing parks and to top it off a BMX & skate park. Worth a...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Lovely for a walk in the warm weather, nice addition of the Fashion Museum too - great to pop in and have a look around.

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Regularly go this park to run as I live within a 5mins walk. The paths in the park need work during these winter months. On some days, some paths are completely covered in 3in of water (Southerly path). The authorities have attempted to fix these...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

In a big city like Manchester, the Platt Fields Park is just an oasis of calm, peace and tranquility. In the midst of so much hussle, this is truly the Eden of Manchester. Must-visit for anyone who loves Manchester.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a great place to just sit back, relax and soak up the lush greenery. The sunken garden is particularly pretty. Gives the phrase 'peace and quiet' a whole new meaning. How to get there: from (downtown) Piccadilly, take any bus heading to Didsbury...More

1  Thank starlightShanghai
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I live by this park and my garden backs onto the park. We bought our house loving the fact it's so close by. Sadly there are some visitors who disrespect the park and spoil it for both residents and other visitors. In summer months many...More

1  Thank bunnygirl07
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

visited bank holiday monday after a meal on the curry mile, the lake is lovely and i used to go as a child. Ye it's a bit worn in parts but there is loads of open space. Lots of families take cooking pots and BBQ's...More

1  Thank hayseyd43
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This park is not bad for BBQ but not the best for families or someone looking for a decent park, I usually go to Birtch field park (5 minutes walking from Plattfield park) as it is better for families.

Thank Sami M
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

The space itself is nothing exceptional: worn out fields, old playgrounds and a decent lake. But for many South Mancs this park is full of happy memories: playing with friends, picnics, BBQs... This is a space best enjoyed with friends and loved ones.

Thank EmmJehy
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Response from DalkeyJohn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure if it's locked at night, but I went for a run about 06:15 one weekday morning and it was open . Cheers, John.
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