Things to do near Abbey Hey, Manchester

Abbey Hey sits within the Gorton area of Manchester.

Nearby you’ll find the world-famous Gorton Monastery. Following a period of renovation, Gorton Monastery reopened in 2010. The Monastery is well worth a visit and tops our list of things to do near Abbey Hey, Manchester.

Abbey Hey is also close to one of Manchester’s beauty spots, the Debdale Reservoir. Close by you’ll find plenty of green space in the 45 acres of Debdale Park. And also watersports, like canoeing and dinghy sailing, in the neighbouring Debdale Outdoor Centre. Manchester Donkey Sanctuary is within an easy walking distance too, making a perfect family day out without having to leave the city.

Sporting facilities for all can be found at the nearby Wright Robinson Sports Village and for those budding gymnasts, the Manchester Regional Gymnastics Centre can be found just a short distance away.

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The Monastery Manchester

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