Greater Manchester Nature and Wildlife

Reserves and Attractions, tourist and visitor information, many with brief details of disabled access. Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Greater Manchester Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

Animal Centre Heaton Park- Set in the old stables, you can see a variety of animals including: alpacas, chickens, cows, goats, guinea pigs, peacocks and sheep - we have no accessibility information for this site

Bolton Museum & Aquarium - Le Mans Crescent, Bolton - Museum exhibits ranging from Egyptian mummies to local history and wildlife, something for everyone. Fresh water aquarium with fish from around the world kept as close to their natural habitat as possible - disabled access, lift, interactive touch screens; that can be accessed from a sitting or a standing position, hearing loop system installed on the museum reception desk and also in the History centre, accessible unisex toilets (require RADAR key), baby changing facilities

Great Manchester Wetlands - Wigan, Chat Moss and Risley Moss - we have no accessibility information for these sites -

Llama Trekking - Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth - we have no accessibility information for this site

SEA LIFE Manchester - Trafford Centre - Octopus Hideout, interactive Turtle Beach experience, Rocky Hideout zone, sharks feed, coral reef, glass tunnel, rockpools, turtle feeding experience, - disabled / buggy access throughout the centre (except for a few activities), disabled toilets, baby changing facilities

Smithills Open Farm - Bolton - cows, pigs, goats, sheep, rabbits, llamas, owls, eagles, donkeys, ducks and deer, bouncy castles, an adventure playground, an inflatable assault course, a sandpit, donkey rides, a tractor tour, a souvenir shop, and a café - we have no accessibility information for this site

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