Manchester Memory Walk, Heaton Park

Date: Saturday 29 September 2018

Walk Details

Arrive from:
Walk starts:
Meeting point:

Centre of Heaton Park

Walk distance:
2km or 7km
  • suitable for wheelchair users
  • refreshments
  • toilets
  • Dogs are welcome
  • pushchairs
  • parking

Register for this walk

We ask for your email address so we can update you on Memory Walk and share fundraising hints and tips. To register online you will need to provide an email address. If you do not have an email address please call us on 0300 330 5452 to register over the phone.

The wonderful people of Manchester have so far raised £21,290

With every step you will help change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future. Register yourself or a team, and start fundraising today!

Join us in the lovely Heaton Park for Memory Walk this September.

Sign up, register or join a team today. If you create a team your friends and family will be able to register individually using the team code and link sent in your welcome email.

Once registered, start your fundraising today. Every pound you raise will change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future.

Registrations close Thursday 27 September.

What to expect on the day

Take the shorter 2km walk for a gentle stroll around the lakeside which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 7km walk will take you further into the park with some hilly terrain. Don’t forget your wellies and walking boots! Please note all routes and distances are subject to change.

All routes will start and finish at in the centre of Heaton Park, where there will be a hive of activity to get everyone ready for Memory Walk. Please note the event site is on grass. Amongst the excitement take a moment to reflect on who you are walking for by leaving a message on the Memory Tree and watch it blossom through the day.

How to get there

Memory Walk will start and finish in the centre of the park, which is located near the Sheepfoot Lane car park, or by walking down the hill from the Farm Centre.

Event Parking is available, please use postcode M25 0BP and follow Memory Walk signage on the approach to the venue from Middleton Road and Sheepfoot Lane to the car park. Charges of £2 per car apply, and congestion is likely so please arrive in good time to avoid queues. Some parking is on grass. Please follow directions and advice from stewards at the venue.

Heaton Park tram station is less than 1km from the centre of the park, and regular buses stop on the roads surrounding the park. To plan your journey visit Transport for Greater Manchester website.

To keep Greater Manchester environmentally friendly please choose the most sustainable method of transport and car share where possible.

Registration will close Thursday 27th September 2018 and you will not be able to register at the event. So sign up now and get your team members to do so too!

Large crowd of walkers