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Trafford Ecology Park

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One of Greater Manchester's most surprising hidden green spaces

Trafford Ecology Park is tucked away behind an oil depot in the industrial Trafford Park. This beautiful Ecology Park is a registered Site of Biological Importance and a true wildlife oasis.



The 11-acre park was once part of the de Trafford family estate and is actually what remains of Trafford Park's ornamental boating lake. Boating on the lake continued until the 1930s. Restoration work by Trafford Council and Groundwork Salford and Trafford in the 1980s and 1990s created the current park, which is home to a variety of habitats and has an abundance of wildlife waiting to be explored!



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Foxes, weasels, rabbits, hedgehogs, lapwings, kestrels, herons, coot, Canada Geese, and several varieties of newt can be found within the Park, which is a designated Local Nature Reserve.

It provides a serene spot to walk round and enjoy a picnic. To walk around the lake itself will take under an hour, but, there are plenty of opportunities to sit and stop. There are also picnic benches dotted around the park.



We combined this trip with a visit to Salford Quays and spent some time at Ziferblat where we sat and ate cake to our hearts content. The two visits combined made for a wonderful day out.

Useful information:
Address: Trafford Ecology Park, Lake Rd, Stretford, Manchester M17 1TU
Opening hours: Please note: generally it is open to the public Monday - Friday 9am-4pm (excluding bank holidays), but they recommend that you contact them first on 0161 220 1000 or email: msstt@groundwork.org.uk if making a special visit as occassionally they do need to close the park.

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