Explore Greater Manchester
Explore Greater Manchester with our guide. Discover its diverse boroughs, cultural hubs, and scenic landscapes. Plan your visit to experience the unique charm of this dynamic region, offering a mix of urban excitement and tranquil escapes. Start your journey and explore the opportunities for adventure, culture, and relaxation in Greater Manchester.
Bolton is friendly town full of character in Greater Manchester, Ideally located close to the scenic West Pennine Moors on the edge of stunning countryside. From fascinating heritage to great entertainment and live sporting events you’re never far away from a world of choice in…
Lying to the northeast of Manchester, the borough of Oldham is a great combination of spectacular and unrivalled countryside, quaint villages and market towns, award winning food and drink establishments, excellent shopping opportunities and heritage sites.
Rochdale is a borough in the north of Greater Manchester, comprising of Heywood, Middleton, Milnrow and Newhey, Littleborough, and Wardle. Running alongside the Pennines, Rochdale has some of the most beautiful countryside in the region, and is home to a number of well-known landmarks.
Ideally located where Salford meets Manchester on the banks of the River Irwell, Salford showcases the very best in heritage, arts, culture, sport, shopping, relaxation and stunning scenery. The city of Salford is a city and metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester made up of the towns of Salford…
Situated just 10-minutes south of Manchester city centre by train, Stockport is well worth a visit. Over the past couple of years, Stockport has seen a wealth of independent restaurants, bars, shops, art and more, with the old town gaining a reputation as ‘one of the coolest little corners of…
Discover Trafford, a vibrant borough in Greater Manchester, through our comprehensive guide on Visit Manchester. Explore its rich cultural offerings, diverse shopping destinations, and picturesque parks. Uncover hidden gems, historic landmarks, and exciting events that make Trafford a must-visit…
Wigan Borough encompasses the two main towns of Wigan and Leigh, which are among a number of smaller towns and villages in the former Lancashire coalfield. With 70 per cent green space, the borough boasts a beautiful Greenheart stretching from Leigh through to Haigh Woodland Park and…
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Get your game-face on at one of Greater Manchester's arcades. From Pac-Man to Portal, you'll be able to play virtually anything. Arcade Club, Bury Enjoy two floors of classic arcade and pinball machines. Entry fees are just £17 for adults and £9 for children, and then everything inside is free to…Read More
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Grab some popcorn because it’s just one month until the BIGGEST cinema celebration in the North West – the 10th edition of the Manchester Film Festival! This year promises to be truly unforgettable as we bring you an exclusive lineup of films never before seen in Manchester but which have dazzled…Read More
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The restoration of one of the North West’s finest historic buildings has been unveiled, with Rochdale Town Hall set to reopen to the public in a matter of weeks. The project, which was supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund with an £8.9m grant, has transformed the iconic Grade I Listed…Read More
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By Jennifer Daniel The winter garden at Dunham Massey is one of the most extensive in Britain and, even during the colder months, there are more than a thousand hibernal plants to admire, including hardy shrubs, evergreen trees and winter blooms. As well as offering glorious wintry walks and festive…Read More
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MediaCity’s festive season has now officially kicked off and on Thursday 7th December its waterfront will be illuminated by Quays Culture’s striking Lightwaves installation in 15 locations across MediaCity and The Quays. The free festival of light art returns to MediaCity with a range of immersive…Read More