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FOREST CODE

We would like you to enjoy your visit to Blackley Forest Nature Reserve.  During your visit please follow the countryside code, in particular we ask you:

  • NOT TO DISTURB THE WILDLIFE
  • NOT TO PICK WILD FLOWERS - LEAVE THEM FOR OTHERS TO ENJOY
  • TO CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG
  • TO KEEP YOUR DOG UNDER CONTROL
  • AND TO TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME WITH YOU
Blackley Forest 
is situated in Higher Blackley, bordered to the east by Blackley Cemetery and Crematorium, the west by the River Irk, the north by Victoria Avenue and the South by Blackley New Road.

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Location map
(click to view a larger map)


Click here for a more detailed walking map showing three different pathways graded for easy, moderate or hard walking.  Please feel free to print the map to take with you whilst walking in the forest.


Blackley Forest is ideal for outdoor recreation. Walking, fishing and bird watching are just a few of the activities you can enjoy.

Making bird boxes at the Blackley Forest Fun Day.
Photo:Julian Sorfleet