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  1. Add Treasure Trails to your Itinerary

    Treasure Trails

    The Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail is a must do activity for those looking for things to do in Manchester with family and friends. Can you follow the 1.3 mile self guided Trail around the Castlefield area of Manchester and solve the sneaky...

  2. Worsley Village

    This 3-mile circular walk around Worsley takes in the picturesque village, the Bridgewater Canal, its fascinating heritage and explores the rich woodland area of Worsley Woods.

  3. Peel Tower, Holcombe Moor and Ramsbottom

    This (sometimes strenuous) circular walk gives you everything; spectacular views woodland, riverside rambling and heritage. Have a rest when you reach Peel Tower to catch your breath and admire views across Manchester and the North West. (Please...

  4. Add The Escape Room to your Itinerary

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    The Escape Room

    Salford

    The Escape Room is a truly unique live escape game designed for groups of 2-6 people in Manchester. Solve challenges and puzzles within 60 minutes in order to escape the room.

  5. Moorland Waters

    The secluded Piethorne Valley is hidden from view and deep in the folds of the high Pennine moors. Victorian reservoirs built to supply water to the surrounding area dominate the valley and provide a wonderful backdrop to this moorland walk. The...

  6. Skyliner Street Art

    Join Skyliner for the Northern Quarter Street Art Tour as featured in The Telegraph's “Incredible Street Art Tours”. Find out the major names behind some of the area's oldest street art. These are the only tours of their kind in the city

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  7. Wigan Pier to Arley Hall

    This is a canal-side trail rich in natural history and heritage. Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier, the trail takes you along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal and up Wigan’s famous flight of 23 locks to Top Lock. Then on through the wonderful and...

  8. Ramsbottom, Summerseat and Holcombe

    In some ways a historic trail around Ramsbottom; this circular walk reveals the rich character and close relationship between landscape and community. This walk can be combined with a trip on the restored East Lancashire Steam Railway.

  9. Manchester Food Walks

    Manchester Food Walks combines culture, history and cuisine in its food tours of the city. Full details and online booking at manchesterfoodwalks.co.uk.

  10. Wigan Pier to Appley Bridge

    Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier and meandering through the Douglas Valley. This is a lovely canal-side trail mixing attractive and rich natural industrial heritage.

  11. Two Faces of Rivington

    The very popular walking area of Lever Park was laid out by the 1st Lord Leverhulme. The southern loop of this walk, of about 3 miles, offers easy walking along wooded tracks and paths in the park, while the northern loop, about 3.5 miles in length,...

  12. Add Breakout to your Itinerary

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    Breakout

    Manchester

    Breakout is a live escape room game, a group of friends, family or colleagues are locked in the room for an hour and have to solve a series of puzzles.

  13. Etherow Country Park Woodland and Waterways

    A beautiful and calm woodland walk around mill ponds, rivers and streams with colourful views of the Goyt Valley.

  14. Wigan Pier to Leigh Bridge

    Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier and taking you through the unique collection of lakes and waterways known as Wigan Flashes and on through the Hey Brook Corridor to delightful Pennington. A canal-side trail rich in natural history and heritage.

  15. Add Saddleworth Cycle and Horse Riding Trail to your Itinerary

    Saddleworth Cycle and Horse Riding Trail

    Oldham

    Castlehaw Valley is on the fringe of the Pennine moors, with untamed hills and deep peat gullies. Wind your way along the Roman roads and pack horse trails taking in the ever changing moorland colours of this dramatic landscape.

  16. Middlewood Way to Marple Locks

    This is a flat and gentle walk along a reclaimed railway line surrounded by woodland and back alongside the Macclesfield Canal.

  17. Add Junkyard Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Junkyard Golf Club

    Manchester

    Junkyard Golf is a crazy golf experience with a twist with two 9 hole courses of twisted junk, bad puns & secret bars. 

  18. Add Manchester City's ‘Touch of Brazil' Stadium Tour to your Itinerary

    Manchester City's ‘Touch of Brazil' Stadium Tour

    Manchester

    Manchester City are bringing a taste of Rio to the Etihad Stadium this half term, with the introduction of their ‘Touch of Brazil’ exhibition space within the Etihad Stadium & Club Tour.

  19. Historic Houses, Highest Hill

    Bolton

    This walk takes you from the medieval manor house of Smithills Hall up to the television mast on Winter Hill, which reaches a height of over 1000 feet and is the highest hill in the West Pennine Moors. From these heights there could be views over to...

  20. Add Go Ape! Rivington to your Itinerary

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    Go Ape! Rivington

    Horwich

    Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.

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  21. The South Pennine Water Trail

    Discover Hollingworth Lake and Littleborough with this delightful 5 mile walk. With scenic views over the Pennines this circular route takes in some of the best countryside the area has to offer. The initial section of the walk offers easy walking...

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