Didsbury is a suburban area of Manchester, on the north bank of the River Mersey, south of Manchester city centre.
The original site of Didsbury Village is in the conservation area now known as Didsbury St James. Independent traders continue to thrive, especially in West Didsbury, which celebrates its independent spirit each year with the two-day Westfest festival.
The Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden is a 21-acre recreational park south of the village centre. Didsbury Park is a community park in Didsbury village centre that comprises a bowls area, crèche, football pitch and play area.