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The Secret Valley

Manchester

As featured on gardeners world. Large 2 acre water garden with ponds, streams, waterfalls, islands and lake. High variety of trees, plants and climbers. It is a haven for waterfowl and local wildlife (incl swans, ducks, geese, coots, moorhens, grebes, herons and kingfishers). Adjoining gardens and allotment are also open.
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    Garden One
    A large variety of things to look at incl water features, statues, apple orchard, rose garden a carved swan & a variation of plants and wildlife. Incl. wisteria, mature oak, cherry, ash, willow, london pride, bog plants and many more.
    There are many places to sit & relax & try one of our tasty cakes. This family project from marsh land to paradise in 5 years, will leave you inspired.
    Garden Two
    This peaceful garden, just by a large lake is beautifully landscaped & thriving with exotic species. A large variety of shrubs & climbers.
    Garden 3 - Allotments
    See how an organic allotment can support a family by providing good fresh food, reducing your carbon footprint & grocery bill! Highlights include how to keep chickens, how a polytunnel works, how to maintain a herb garden, how to use raised beds & crop rotation.
    Hourly tours are available of the allotment.

Features and Attractions

Waterfall, 1 acre lake, smaller ponds, streams, fountain, statues, wild swans and ducks, lots of seating and areas to relax.

Press and Media Coverage

Featured on gardeners world, BBC news, itv news, daily mail, mirror, Manchester evening news.

The Secret Valley- Canceled

Refreshments:

On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

Admission by donation

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening
Owner Information

Sally Berry
0161 7300128
info@thesecretvalley.com
http://www.thesecretvalley.com

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How to find us

The Secret Valley
Christ the King Primary School Carpark
Worsley
Manchester
Lancashire
M28 3DW

7½m from central Manchester. 1½m from J13 M60.
  • More detailed directions
    Straight over r'about onto Walkden Rd, at 1st T-lights turn R onto A580 Take 2nd L onto Holly Ave, park in Christ the King Primary School. No parking on 'Hopefold Drive' or 'The Reach'.
Accessibility information

The entrance, central area are wheelchair friendly. Many paths are not if there is rain.

More about The Secret Valley

Garden One
A large variety of things to look at incl water features, statues, apple orchard, rose garden a carved swan & a variation of plants and wildlife. Incl. wisteria, mature oak, cherry, ash, willow, london pride, bog plants and many more.
There are many places to sit & relax & try one of our tasty cakes. This family project from marsh land to paradise in 5 years, will leave you inspired.
Garden Two
This peaceful garden, just by a large lake is beautifully landscaped & thriving with exotic species. A large variety of shrubs & climbers.
Garden 3 - Allotments
See how an organic allotment can support a family by providing good fresh food, reducing your carbon footprint & grocery bill! Highlights include how to keep chickens, how a polytunnel works, how to maintain a herb garden, how to use raised beds & crop rotation.
Hourly tours are available of the allotment.

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