Things to do near Clayton, Manchester

With some of the city’s most enviable green space, a medieval moated hall and urban mountain bike trails, there are many things to do near Clayton, Manchester.

Clayton Vale is an impressive local nature reserve within the Medlock River Valley. With a play area, pond and dipping platform, the Vale is an ideal place for little ones and their families to explore nature.

For lots of free activities and interactive fun, head up to Clayton Hall on Ashton New Road. This historic building is the last remaining moated manor house in Manchester. Explore local history and find out what it was like to live in Victorian times.

And for those adrenalin junkies looking to experience the freedom of the great outdoors, head to the Clayton Vale Mountain Bike Trails. Whatever your cycling ability -12km of urban biking fun – is certain to put a big grin on your face.

Clayton Hall in the snow
Image credit: Clayton Hall

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