Horticultural highlights include National Trust 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4, giant garden games, Smell the Roses with Rachel de Thame, Daimuid Gavin knows his Onions Dig the city disco. Fabulous floral show gardens.

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Manchester has a great reputation for food and drink. Ever more restaurants, delis and shops are sourcing their produce locally. Find out more here

Top 5 restaurants

Meet Manchester's food greats

Great Food, Great Drink, Greater Manchester

See how Greater Manchester's artisan food producers including local butchers, bakers, brewers and farmers are helping the region establish a great fresh food offering.

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Top 5 brewery tours

Greater Manchester has over 30 independent breweries and many offer tours.


Top 5 hotel restaurants

Visit the wonderful dining rooms of Manchester's great hotels.


Top 5 farm shops

Explore the best farm shops and tea rooms selling locally sourced and homemade produce.


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