Chorlton Water Park Walk

This is an easy walk around Chorlton Water Park in Chorlton, Manchester. It follows a well-maintained flat path and is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Video of a walk around Chorlton Water Park

The walk starts at the public car park. This is located at the end of Maitland Avenue (postcode M21 7WH). Parking here is free. There are toilets at the car park.

Chorlton Water Park
Start of walk

From the car park we headed down to the lake. We then headed west, following the northern shore of the lake. The path goes through woodland but there are plenty of opportunities on the route to stop at the water’s edge.

Path through woods at Chorlton Water Park
Path through woods

At the western end of the lake there are several spots offering great views of the entire lake.

View of lake at Chorlton Water Park
View of lake from western end

Heading along the southern shore we came across a sensory garden. Shortly after this we got a view of the River Mersey.

Sensory garden at Chorlton Water Park
Sensory garden

The path running alongside the River Mersey is part of the Trans Pennine Trail. It also leads to Sale Water Park.

On reaching the eastern end of the lake we came to the children’s playground. From here it’s just a short walk back to the starting point.

Playground
Playground

Route Map

Map showing location of Chorlton Water Park Walk

Starting Point

Address
Maitland Avenue
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M21 7WH

Coordinates
Latitude: 53.42385
Longitude: -2.2668

Walk Information

Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1 miles

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