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Be inspired by Greater Manchester's celebration of blossom

30 Mar 2023

The National Trust has launched its Bloomtown trail – 30 places to experience blossom in Manchester and Salford during April

Blossom on the Rochdale Canal

Experience nature this spring and discover 'blossom hotspots' on your doorstep in Greater Manchester. There's lots of ways for you to get involved throughout April.

Organised by the National Trust and supported by CJ Wildlife and the People's Postcode Lottery, there’s lots of blossom to discover in and around Manchester. Whether walking through the city on your way to work, looking for things to do with children during the Easter holidays, or actively seeking out urban green spaces, the National Trust digital map shows you 30 of the best places to find blossom for free (available online from 1 April). You can also find recyclable paper copies of the Bloomtown map at Castlefield Viaduct, Central Library, New Century, Sadler's Cat, Pulp Coffee and local parks and community spaces.

Events and activities

As well as the Bloomtown trail, you can take part in a range of creative events and workshops

Share your blossom photos on social media

You can use the hashtag #BlossomWatch and tag @NTCastlefieldViaduct for the best chance of being featured.

Places to see blossom outside the city

Find out more

Image credit: Blossom on the Rochdale Canal, National Trust images, Annapurna Mellor