Manor Park, Glossop

This is an extremely popular and well used park, and is situated to the eastern side of what is now the centre of Glossop, fringing onto the Conservation Area of Old Glossop.

Facilities

The park provides a range of facilities for both the local and wider community which include the following:

Formal landscaping, including a lake, floral displays, specimen trees, herbaceous boarder and shrubberies

  • Semi natural woodland and path infrastructure
  • A Pavilion, incorporating a café (which operates during peak season) and toilets
  • Bowling Greens
  • Skatepark and shelter
  • Large equipped children’s play area
  • Tennis and basketball courts
  • Model railway (rides operate during peak season)
  • Crazy golf (no club or ball hire facility)
  • Informal sports area
  • 5 a side kickabout area
  • Sensory Garden

Car parking is available, signposted from the main A57 which runs through Glossop. The park is served by bus stops at The Commercial Inn on Manor Park Road and at Cornmill on the main A57.

Friends of Manor Park

The Friends of Manor Park are involved in a variety of activities including, organising and running events in the park, practical planting activities, working with schools to encourage educational opportunities in the park, and fundraising. The group, who meet on a monthly basis, have recently secured funding to upgrade the orienteering course with new posts and maps.

If you would be interested in finding out more information about the Friends group, please contact Horticultural Services on 0845 129 77 77 or 01298 28400 or email customer-services@highpeak.gov.uk

Manor Park Bowling Club

The Bowling Club are a committed group of bowlers who self manage both of the bowling greens. They recently secured external funding to make improvements to the greens including fencing, and to purchase equipment to further their young bowlers coaching programme.

Events in Manor Park

We provide space in several of our Parks and Open Spaces for external organisations to put on events. We can also offer advice on safety and other issues relating to an event.  For more information please visit Holding an event in our parks.

Concessions

Both the shop in the Pavilion and the model railway are run as concessions on behalf of High Peak Borough Council. The train is operated during school holidays and at weekends (11am-4pm) weather permitting, between April and September. For booking advise or to confirm that the train is operating on the day of your visit please phone the operator on 0777 960 1180.

If you would like further information about Manor Park, the Friends group or the Bowling Club, please use our Parks and Open Spaces online contact form.

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Last updated: 11th April 2014

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