Sports, leisure and the Arts Historical buildings and landmarks

Smithy Lodge

The eight-sided Smithy Lodge was the first gatehouse to the park, designed in 1806. The name comes from Blacksmiths shops that used to be on Middleton Road outside the park.

The lodge was originally a cottage and has been restored to be luxury self-catering accommodation.

The 3* Grade II Listed lodge has a lounge, spacious kitchen area with dining room table, two twin bedrooms, and bathroom with shower and full size bath.

Prices for Smithy Lodge are:

  • 1 night £100
  • 2 nights £150
  • 3 nights £180
  • 7 nights £250
  • 14 nights £450

Up to four people can stay. Unfortunately, due to the original design of the building, Smithy Lodge does not have disabled access.

Golf stay and play

If you want to have a few rounds of golf the we can also offer a Golf Stay and Play Package - please contact  Heaton Park for details and prices.


Smithy Lodge is self-catering, but breakfast can be provided at an additional cost – please contact Heaton Park in advance to arrange this.

Prices for breakfast are:

Option 1 - £10 per person

  • Fruit juice and tea/coffee
  • Cereal or grapefruit
  • Fully monty English breakfast
  • Toast and preserves

Option 2 - £5 per person

  • Fully monty English breakfast
  • Tea/coffee


To stay at Smithy Lodge download a booking form and send it along with a cheque for £50 deposit to:

Heaton Park
Farm Centre
Higher Blackley
M25 2SW

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