Distance: 0.63 miles     Allow: 20 mins     Total Ascent: 7.22 ft     Steps: 1300

Walk description

This short circular route with its wide and well  maintained tarmac paths makes it a suitable destination to head to all year round.

There are plenty of benches for rest stops along the way plus a number of wheelchair accessible picnic benches. The park also houses an outdoor gym and several play areas.

In the park there is a bronze bust of Dr J P Joule, the famous physicist who lived nearby, and the park’s original bandstand.

Please note, this route was mapped in 2017 and changes within the park may have occurred since.

Walkers should be mindful that some routes may be prone to muddying in wetter weathers. 


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for mobility scooters
  • Flat route on firm tarmac paths
  • Benches with back and arm rests available within the park
  • Toilets (seasonal opening)
  • Accessible toilet available in park (seasonal opening)
  • Accessible picnic benches
  • Close to transport links

How to get there

Address: Cheltenham Drive, Sale, Trafford, M33 2DQ     

Bus Stop: Northenden Rd, Broad Road, Sale Metro Station     Tram Stop: Sale (0.5 miles)

Parking: Limited street parking     Postcode for Satnav:  M33 2DQ

Interesting to know

Worthington Park is named in memory of its benefactor, Mrs Worthington and has a Green Flag Award status. It is planted with 27,000 native trees.