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  1. FC United

    Moston

    FC United of Manchester is a community benefit society and a not-for-profit organization based on the outskirts of Manchester City Centre.

  2. 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...

  3. 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.

  4. Add Day Trip to the Lake District – ‘Cruise, Poetry and Grasmere Gingerbread’ to your Itinerary

    Day Trip to the Lake District – ‘Cruise, Poetry and Grasmere Gingerbread’

    Manchester

    Enjoy a day trip to the Lake District National Park. With its spectacular scenery and connections with the poet William Wordsworth, ‘Lakeland’, as the locals are more likely to call it, is the UK’s most popular national park.

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  5. 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.

  6. 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...

  7. 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.

  8. 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...

  9. Hawkshaw and Affetside

    A fairly demanding, but very pleasant walk, taking in lanes and field paths through attractive moorland edge scenery. The northern most part of the route is occasionally closed for military training purposes, so you may wish to ring 01204 882991 to...

  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. Saddleworth Circuit

    A good walk with some strenuous hilly sections. The route takes in the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, country lanes, weavers’ cottages and Saddleworth Church before returning through the village of Uppermill. There are a number of options to shorten the...

  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. Add Day Trip to the World of Wedgwood Pottery to your Itinerary

    Day Trip to the World of Wedgwood Pottery

    Manchester

    Here’s an opportunity to visit this remarkable visitor attraction located in the ‘Potteries’, the UK’s centre of ceramic production dating from the 17th century.

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  14. Add Junkyard Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Junkyard Golf Club

    Whitworth Street, Manchester

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

  15. Add Day Trip to Liverpool, ‘The Beatles Story’ and River Cruise to your Itinerary

    Day Trip to Liverpool, ‘The Beatles Story’ and River Cruise

    Manchester

    Enjoy a day trip to Liverpool, a city with a unique culture and heritage. It’s also a city with a reputation; a reputation for music, comedy, football and, at the heart of all of this, its people.

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  16. Add Sale Water Park to your Itinerary

    Sale Water Park

    Sale

    Sale Water Park, located to the south of the city, is an area of countryside and parkland containing a lake, woodland, meadows, the River Mersey, cafe, restaurant and water sports centre.

  17. Add Manchester United Museum and Tour Overnight Break to your Itinerary

    Manchester United Museum and Tour Overnight Break

    Manchester

    Take advantage of this great value attraction package, combining entrance tickets to the Manchester United Museum and Tour with a great choice of hotel accommodation. You can also choose to add a rail journey to your break.

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  18. Add Sky High Adventure to your Itinerary

    Sky High Adventure

    Droylsden, Manchester

    Sky High Adventure provides a wide range of safe, fun and accessible adventure facilities all under one roof!

  19. Add Helly Hansen Watersports Centre to your Itinerary

    Helly Hansen Watersports Centre

    Salford Quays

    The North West’s premier watersports centre.

  20. 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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  21. 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...

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