Finding Fletcher Moss Park and Parsonage Gardens
Fletcher Moss Park has three main entrances: on Wilmslow Road, on Millgate Lane, and Stenner Lane. The Old Parsonage has an entrance on Stenner Lane; its most noted entrance is via the 'Eagle Gate' off Didsbury Green, just outside 'The Didsbury' pub and near to St James' Church.
Fletcher Moss Park and Parsonage Gardens are open every day of the year from dawn to dusk. Entrance is free. Dog restrictions apply in some signed areas.
Travelling to Fletcher Moss Gardens and Parsonage Gardens
On foot: Fletcher Moss Gardens and the Old Parsonage lie 1/4 mile south of Didsbury Village on Wilmslow Road.
By bus: There are several bus services that run along Wilmslow Road and stop near the entrances to Fletcher Moss Park and Parsonage Gardens. The nearest bus stop is at the junction of Wilmslow Road and Millgate Lane.
The 42 runs from Manchester to East Didsbury;
The 23 runs from the Trafford Centre to Stockport via Chorlton, Didsbury and East Didsbury;
The 157 and X57 run from Manchester to Woodford via East Didsbury, Cheadle, Bramhall;
The 84 runs from Reddish to Manchester via East Didsbury.
By Train: The nearest rail station is at East Didsbury, 1/4 mile along Wilmslow Road (towards Stockport).
By Metrolink Tram: Trams on the Metrolink service to East Didsbury are every 12 minutes, Monday to Saturday; every 24 minutes on Sundays. There are stations at Didsbury Village and East Didsbury, both around 1/3 mile from Fletcher Moss.
By Car: There is very limited parking in a small car park at the entrance to Fletcher Moss Park on Millgate Lane. Other parking is available on Stenner Lane (better for Parsonage Gardens, though it can be busy), and in the car park of The Didsbury pub, for which there is a charge of £2 which is redeemable if you buy anything in the pub.
The postcode for SatNavs is M20 2SW for Fletcher Moss Park, and M20 2RQ for Parsonage Gardens.
Disabled Access to the Park and Gardens
There is some provision for wheelchair and pushchair use in the park, though this was not thought of at the time the gardens were designed in the 19th century. Please see the section on 'Disabled Access' in the 'Activities' page of the website.