Heritage Club: Belle Vue Zoological Gardens

Type:Guided Walk

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

Add Heritage Club: Belle Vue Zoological Gardens to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel0161 223 3211

The Monastery

About

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.

Directions

TripAdvisor

Opening Times

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

What's Nearby

  1. Adlington Hall

    Adlington Hall, the home of the Leghs of Adlington, since 1315, was built on the site of…

    10.45 miles away
  2. Tabley House

    The finest Palladian house in the northwest, Tabley was designed by John Carr of York for…

    15.1 miles away
  3. Capesthorne Hall

    Sculptures, paintings, furniture and family monuments. A Georgian chapel, tearooms,…

    15.2 miles away
  1. Jodrell Bank

    Located in a rural area of northwest England, free from radio interference, Jodrell Bank…

    15.61 miles away
  2. Peover Hall and Gardens

    A fully-furnished, Elizabethan manor-house with Carolean stables. General Patton's 3rd…

    16.01 miles away
  3. Rode Hall and Gardens

    An 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape containing fine furniture and…

    24.83 miles away
  4. Broughton Hall

    Historic Home, available for exclusive private hire, perfect for house parties, family…

    33.65 miles away
  5. Meols Hall

    The manor-house and estate have been in the Hesketh family for 27 generations and is…

    34.17 miles away
  6. Derwent Valley Mills

    The Derwent valley, upstream from Derby on the southern edge of the Pennines, contains a…

    34.74 miles away
  7. Skipton Castle

    Skipton Castle, fully roofed, one of the best preserved, complete medieval castles in…

    34.91 miles away
  8. York Gate Garden

    York Gate Garden

    36.63 miles away
  9. Temple Newsam

    Discover 500 years of history in the stunning Tudor Jacobean mansion house of Temple…

    37.06 miles away
  10. Harewood House and Gardens

    Harewood House and Gardens

    40.13 miles away
  11. Iscoyd Park

    A red brick Georgian house in an idyllic 18th century parkland setting situated on the…

    41.08 miles away
  12. Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre

    Discover an indoor rain forest with free flying butterflies, tropical birds, creepy…

    41.37 miles away
  13. Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre

    Encounter the exotic and discover a wild family day out at the Tropical Butterfly House,…

    41.42 miles away
Previous Next

Don't Miss