Itinerary Planner

Parks and Larks

Parks and Larks

Ticket Type: Family Travelcard

  • Make your way to Victoria and take the Bury Line to Heaton Park, Manchester’s biggest park. Visit the farm, tour the 18th century Hall or take a boat out on the lake.
  • Head back into town. Jump off at Exchange Square for the National Football Museum located in the iconic Urbis Building. Footy fans can get 20% off a National Football Museum Season Ticket with their Metrolink ticket.
  • Jump on the East Didsbury Line at Exchange Square and change at Cornbrook for Media City. Take a tour around the BBC (pre-booking required) or head to The Lowry. Stop for a break at MediaCity Ziferblat where you can enjoy unlimited snacks and drinks and only pay for the time you spend there, with 25% off with your Metrolink ticket.
  • Take the tram back to Exchange Square, catch a film and dinner at The Printworks.

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Product Information

  1. Heaton Park

    Prestwich, Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Heaton Park
    The Farm Centre
    Prestwich
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M25 2SW

    Tel:

    +44(0)161 773 1085
  2. National Football Museum

    Cathedral Gardens, Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Urbis Building
    Cathedral Gardens
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M4 3BG

    Tel:

    0161 605 8200
  3. Contact Details:

    MediaCityUK
    The Quays
    Salford
    M50 2LH
  4. The Lowry

    Salford

    Contact Details:

    Pier Eight
    The Quays
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    M50 3AZ

    Tel:

    +44 (0)843 208 6000
  5. Contact Details:

    27 Withy Grove
    Manchester
    M4 2BS

    Tel:

    0161 829 8000

Itinerary Distances

FromToDistance * (metric)
Heaton Park (53.53462,-2.25553)National Football Museum (53.48572,-2.24212)4.96
National Football Museum (53.48572,-2.24212)MediaCityUK (53.47297,-2.2996)3.66
MediaCityUK (53.47297,-2.2996)BBC Tours at MediaCityUK (53.47181,-2.29682)0.2
BBC Tours at MediaCityUK (53.47181,-2.29682)The Lowry (53.47136,-2.29445)0.15
The Lowry (53.47136,-2.29445)The Printworks (53.48478,-2.24106)3.46
Total Distance *12.43 miles
Estimated Journey Time24 minutes

* Approximate distance by road

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