Highfield Country Park
This 70 acre park is also a local nature reserve with a number of country walks and a cycle track. It is located in Levenshulme in Manchester - a short walk from the train station.
The park has peaceful woodland paths and a variety of plantlife and birdlife.
Just to the east you can continue your exercise around Reddish Vale Country Park. The Tameside Trail, the Midshires Way and the epic Trans Pennine Trail can be picked up here too.
PostcodeM19 2RY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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Highfield Country Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Highfield Country Park Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Highfield Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Highfield Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The trails are ideal for dog walking so you'll probably meet other owners and their pets on your walk.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
The Stockport Walk visits the botanic gardens at Fletcher Moss Park in East Didsbury. It starts in the town centre of Stockport and follows the River Mersey for just over 4 miles. Just to the south you can also explore Vernon and Woodbank Park where you can pick up the Etherow Goyt Valley Way and enjoy waterside walks along the River Goyt.
Just to the east you can pick up the Tameside Trail and visit Debdale Park. There's some nice trails around the Gorton Reservoir and lots of water based activities to try here.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Greater Manchester Walks page.