intu Trafford Centre
Trafford is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester comprising of the towns of Sale, Stretford, Altrincham, Urmston and Partington. Trafford has easy links to both the City of Manchester and the City of Salford, bordering both boroughs to the east and north respectively.
The Trafford area has a long heritage with over 200 listed buildings and two medieval castles, including Dunham Castle which stands in the grounds of the popular tourist attraction of Dunham Massey.
Home of Manchester United Football Club and Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Trafford is widely held as an international sporting destination, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Echoing this, Trafford is also home to the UK’s longest and widest real snow indoor slope, at 100 metres wide and 180 metres long, Chill Factore is a top tourist destination for adrenaline junkies.
Highlighting the natural beauty and countryside in Trafford, Sale Water Park includes an incredible 52-acre lake which is also the site of the Broad Ees Dole wildlife refuge, a local nature reserve which provides a home for migratory birds.
When it comes to entertainment and shopping, intu Trafford Centre has it all under one roof. With hundreds of stores, including the first Selfridges outside of London, a 20-screen Odeon multiplex cinema, a Laser Quest arena, Paradise Island miniature golf and a Namco Funscape arcade and bowling alley and Europe’s largest food court, it really does cater for all tastes.