Fog Lane Park
Fog Lane Park sits in the popular residential areas of Withington and Burnage, within the Didsbury East ward.
Purchased in 1926 by the town planning committee, Fog Lane Park was one of the first public parks.
It is said that Fog Lane Park earned its name from a grass, commonly known as Yorkshire Fog, which still grows throughout the park.
The park owes its early and rapid development to the local community, who with the council
The original design incorporated 14 football pitches, hockey pitches, 24 tennis courts
Today, the site is comprised mainly of amenity grassland and woodland, but also contains two waterbodies,
Fog Lane has
The park has a variety of trees and shrubs, including Dawn Redwood, Silver Birch, Laburnums and Flowing Crabs as well as a number of unusual specimens which have reached maturity, including Hornbeams, Alders, Poplars, Norway Maple and Indian Beans.
The park is mainly used for children’s recreation, dog walking, personal fitness including
Facilities in Fog Lane Park
- BMX area
- Bowling green and veteran’s pavilion
- Car park
- Changing rooms with showers and toilet facilities
- Children’s play area for juniors and under 5s
- 6 full size football pitches
- 1 junior football pitch
- Multiuse games area
- Park Office
- Skate ramp
- 7 tennis courts
- Visitors Centre
- Large and small pond with dipping platform
- Mobile security patrol