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Didsbury, South Manchester

Didsbury is an affluent suburban area in South Manchester. Made up of two wards, Didsbury East and Didsbury West it stretches from Princess Parkway to the West and Kingsway to the East, The River Mersey to the South and Withington Village to the North.

There are four shopping areas known to locals as Didsbury Village, West Didsbury, Fog Lane shops and East Didsbury shops.

Public transport and travel are well catered for. Train Stations can be found in East Didsbury and Burnage, and a Metrolink line runs from East Didsbury to West Didsbury and beyond with stops at Burton Road and Palatine Road in West Didsbury, Didsbury Village and East Didsbury. The A-roads and B-roads of Palatine Road, Barlow Moor Road and Wilmslow Road offer regular bus services in all directions through and beyond Didsbury.

Local News

Didsbury Car Show 2016

Friday 1st July 2016

The annual Didsbury Car show returns to take over Didsbury park on Sunday July 10th 2016. With an astonishing selection of cars from all decades and food and drink stalls to accompany, it's one not to be missed.


The Old Parsonage July 2016

Wednesday 29th June 2016

There's a lot going on at Didsbury's Old Parsonage in July 2016. Free open access events and exhibitions for everyone.


RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at Fletcher Moss

Wednesday 27th January 2016

Join the RSPB and Friends of Fletcher Moss in the new wildlife garden to take part in the world’s biggest birdwatch!


Join the Magical DAF Lantern Parade 2015

Monday 23rd November 2015

November just wouldn’t be the same without the spectacular Lantern Parade, brought to you by Didsbury Arts Festival!


Firefighters Help Launch Francis House Children’s Hospice Big BBQ Fundraiser

Thursday 6th August 2015

Firefighters from Green Watch at Moss Side Community Fire Station were cooking on gas at Francis House Children’s Hospice’s family garden, as they joined youngsters and care staff to launch the charity’s Big BBQ fundraiser.