Heaton Park Parking
Information about Parking in Heaton Park
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Heaton Park is a municipal park located in Manchester. The park is open from 8am until dusk every day. It lays claim to being the biggest and best park in the Northwest. The park covers over 600 acres and includes the grounds of a Grade I listed neoclassical 18th Century country house known as Heaton Hall. The hall was designed by architect James Wyatt in 1772. In 1823, the Orangery was added to the house. It was designed with a domed glazed roof and is lit entirely by natural light.
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Heaton Park Parking Statistics
4.3 out of 5 stars
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Parking near Heaton Park
Parking near Heaton Park requires a little advance planning to ensure a stress free experience.
Car park access for Heaton Park is either via Sheepfoot Lane, Smithy Lodge or St Margaret’s Road entrances. The Lake car park has 263 spaces with an additional seasonal overflow of 1500 spaces. The Golf car park has 85 spaces, and the Hall car park has 252 spaces. St Margaret’s Road car park has 126 spaces, and last but not least the Garden Centre car park has 9 spaces with an additional overflow car park with 50 extra spaces.
There are pay and display parking charges in place every day between 10am and 5pm. Outside of these hours, parking is free of charge. The maximum daily cost for Heaton Park parking is £3. You can also apply for an annual parking permit if you are a regular visitor to the park.
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Heaton Park Airport parking
The nearest airport to Heaton Park is Manchester airport. There is a range of parking options on site, including long-stay and short-stay.
Parking at Manchester airport can be expensive, and as such, travelers and airport employees like to use alternative options for airport parking. You may want to consider browsing the options available at YourParkingSpace. We have short term and long term options available within easy access to the airport.
There are lots of activities to do and things to see in Heaton Park. If you enjoy sports, there are opportunities for golf, walking, running, orienteering, football and bowls. For younger visitors, there are playgrounds to enjoy. There are also donkey rides available from April to September. These are suitable for children aged between 4 to 8 years old. They are managed and lead by experienced staff.
The park has a lovely lake to explore and between April and September, you can hire a rowing boat or pedalo to explore out on the water. There is a garden centre on site in the park where you can get plants and equipment for all your gardening needs. There is also a tramway museum that offers tram rides on most Sundays and Bank Holidays. The tramway is run by the Manchester Transport Museum Society.
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There are Park and Ride car parks available right across the Metrolink tram network. These are free to use for Metrolink customers. The Park and Ride sites at Bury Interchange, Radcliffe and Whitefield are all quick and easy ways to get to Heaton Park and Bowker Vale stops. Both these stops are within just a few minutes walking distances of the park.
There are a number of local bus routes that serve Heaton Park. You can catch bus numbers X35, 59, 90, 135, 149, 156, 164 and 484.
Disabled Parking near Heaton Park
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems or those who are registered blind.
Disabled parking bays are available in all the Heaton Park car parks. Blue Badge holders can park in any space. It does not need to be a specifically disabled bay, but it is important to note that your Blue Badge must be clearly displayed. Blue Badge holders can park free of charge.
There are plenty of electric vehicle charging points available around Heaton Park and in the wider area of Manchester. A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Car park charges only apply between 10am until 5pm. Outside of these hours, in the evening and overnight, parking is free. Parking charges are the same on weekends and Bank Holidays as they are on weekdays. There may be additional parking charges when events are taking place in the park.
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Is there free parking available near Heaton Park?
Parking charges are in place at Heaton Park car park between 10am and 5pm. Outside of these hours, parking is free.
Do I need to display a Blue Badge to park in a disabled parking bay?
Yes, you do. Remember to always display your Blue Badge clearly to avoid hefty fines. Heaton Park parking is free for Blue Badge holder, whether you park in a disabled parking bay or in a standard parking bay.
How much does parking cost at Heaton Park?
Parking charges start at £1 for a 1 hour stay. Between 1 to 3 hours, the charge is £2, and for stays of 3 hours or longer, the charge is £3. This is the maximum charge for Heaton Park parking.
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Latest Heaton Park parking reviews
Used for concert at Heaton Park. Easy access/exit. Note: for our concert it was c.1.5 miles to the concert entrance, so factor that into your timings!John
Booked Parking at Sainsbury’s for an event at Heaton Park. Easy to get to to off motorway. Loads of free spaces. With some Marshall’s organising traffic. Would recommend and use this again.James
Excellent location if visiting Heaton Park and unbelievable price.Robert
I would recommend using this parking space for heaton park events , good communication from owner and very secure parkingJames
Quick and easy processMAISIE
Perfect space for parklife . Host was really friendly. Let us use the loo & pointed us in the right direction- would highly recommend :-)Sarah