Heritage Club: Belle Vue Zoological Gardens

Type:Guided Walk

The Monastery, 89, Gorton Lane, Gorton, Manchester, M12 5WF

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Please join us at The Monastery, Manchester on the last Thursday of each month for an afternoon of nostalgia and reminiscence, looking back at the history of Belle Vue Zoological Gardens – bring your memories with you!

Come and listen to a fascinating talk which looks back at the history of Belle Vue Zoological Gardens. The Zoological Gardens were only a short walk from The Monastery and played a big part of East Manchester's past social history. The talk starts with a look back at the early years of the zoo in Adswood, Stockport before moving to Hyde Road, Gorton in 1836 – through to its closure in September 1977.

Each talk will include a special feature section allowing us the opportunity to reminisce plus find out more about those people, animals and events which shaped The Zoological Gardens once known as The Show Ground of the World.


Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Unit 1 - Adult£6.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



Opening Times

Open (30 June 2022)
Thursday14:00 - 16:00
Open (28 July 2022)
Thursday14:00 - 16:00
Open (25 Aug 2022)
Thursday14:00 - 16:00
Open (29 Sept 2022)
Thursday14:00 - 16:00
Open (27 Oct 2022)
Thursday14:00 - 16:00
Open (24 Nov 2022)
Thursday14:00 - 16:00

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