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Things to See and Do in Manchester

Culture, nightlife, history, and good fun in Greater Manchester

  1. East Lancashire Railway train travelling over countryside bridge
    A twelve mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming villages and picturesque scenery with well-equipped stations boasting cafés, pubs, gift shops and more.
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  2. Castlefield Gallery in Manchester
    Established by artists in 1984, Castlefield Gallery is Manchester’s first public contemporary visual art gallery dedicated to the advancement of contemporary visual art and artists.
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  3. People in an exhibition in the National Football Museum
    Whether you’re a die hard football fan, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, enjoy a visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.
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  4. Trafford Water Sports Centre
    Trafford Water Sports Centre, located at Sale Water Park, offers a wide range of water sports taster activities where you can try paddle boarding (SUP), kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing or sailing.
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  5. The Science and Industry Museum building
    Home to the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and the world’s first railway warehouse. Encounter amazing objects and find out about ideas that were born in Manchester and changed the world forever.
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  6. RHS Garden Bridgewater entrance, cafe and shop
    Reviving the gardens of the historic 156 acre Worsley New Hall estate to create RHS Garden Bridgewater represents one of the largest gardening projects in Europe at this time.
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  7. Child playing minigolf at Treetop Adventure Golf
    Swing by for an epic mini golf adventure with two indoor, 18-hole courses, plus cracking coffee, tropical cocktails and tasty jungle grub.
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  1. Add Challenge 4 Change to your Itinerary

    Challenge 4 Change

    Challenge 4 Change is a unique indoor urban activity centre based near Media City in Trafford Park. It is a one of a kind venue that every member of the family is sure to love!

  2. Add Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Day Trip

    Enjoy a day trip to Cheshire Oaks, the UK’s largest Designer Outlet, with a quarter-million square foot of retail space, comprising more than 145 boutiques, restaurants and cafés.

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  3. Add Chadkirk Chapel to your Itinerary

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    Chadkirk Chapel

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    Chadkirk Country Estate is around 60 acres and is comprised of low lying farm land and Ancient woodland. These Ancient woodlands are designated as Sib’s (Sites of Biological Importance) due to the rich flora & fauna associated with them.

  4. 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…

  5. Add The UK’s first Doctor Who Escape Room is now open in Manchester to your Itinerary

    The UK’s first Doctor Who Escape Room is now open in Manchester

    Now it seems Manchester has connections to other dimensions too – or at least in the most enjoyable sense – as the UK’s first official Doctor Who live escape game is now open.

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  6. Brit Movie Tour - Coronation Street Locations Tour by Coach

    The tour includes various locations where special moments of the show were filmed and also the place that inspired the author, Ordsall where the original street was located.

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  7. Add BBC Philharmonic to your Itinerary

    BBC Philharmonic

    The BBC Philharmonic is based in Salford. It performs at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, tours the North of England and welcomes audiences in its recording studio at MediaCityUK.

  8. Add Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive to your Itinerary

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    Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive

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    This hub of activity in the heart of Bolton has enough variety for repeat visits.

  9. Add BusyBus Adventure Day Tours to Yorkshire to your Itinerary

    BusyBus Adventure Day Tours to Yorkshire

    BusyBus Full Day Adventure tours to The Lake District.

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  10. Add Free Manchester Walking Tours to your Itinerary

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    Free Manchester Walking Tours

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    Entertaining and comprehensive tour led by locals, covering our main attractions as well as the lesser-known quirks. We run Every Day at 11am, starting by the Alan Turing Memorial in Sackville Gardens. Booking is not required - just turn up!

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  11. Add Stonerig Raceway to your Itinerary

    Stonerig Raceway

    Stonerig Raceway was created with one thing in mind FUN! Bringing every kids & big kids dream alive ! Come and experience the ultimate Scalextric experience. You will experience racing like no other; with 9 themed Scalextric tracks to race on all…

  12. Add EventCity to your Itinerary

    EventCity

    Manchester's biggest and most flexible event venue. EventCity is the second largest venue outside of London with a total of 28,000 sq m of space.

  13. Add Wandering Duck to your Itinerary

    Wandering Duck

    Wandering Duck is a hosted canal boat experience of 2-3 nights. Join a scheduled trip, or charter the boat with your friends (up to 10 guests).
    Departs Manchester City Centre and Bugsworth Basin in the Peak District National Park.

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  14. Add Ducie Street Warehouse to your Itinerary

    Ducie Street Warehouse

    Set in the very heart of the city, Ducie Street Warehouse is just 100 yards from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and is home to Manchester’s iconic bar & lounge, restaurant, deli counter, takeaway shop and mini cinema.

  15. Add Bridgewater Canal Guided Tours to your Itinerary

    Bridgewater Canal Guided Tours

    Weekly and monthly tours around the Bridgewater Canal area.

  16. Add Stockport Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Stockport Town Hall

    Stockport Town Hall has plenty to offer -from hosting a memorable dinner dance to providing versatile areas for small meetings and organisations to gather.

  17. Add Depot Mayfield to your Itinerary

    Depot Mayfield

    The former railway station comprises of 5 large scale spaces offering the ultimate industrial backdrop and three interlinking archways for you to make the new home of events.

  18. Add Donkeystone Brewery (Tours and Tastings) to your Itinerary

    Donkeystone Brewery (Tours and Tastings)

    Welcome to Donkeystone Brewing Co, we are a new and exciting microbrewery producing craft ales in the hills of Saddleworth, creating great-tasting seasonal ales. Our creative yet tasteful ales have a distinctive, thirst-quenching vibe, with many new…

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  19. Add The Spirit of Manchester Distillery to your Itinerary

    The Spirit of Manchester Distillery

    Welcome to The Spirit of Manchester Distillery, the home to award-winning Manchester Gin, Manchester Spirit Vodka and One-Eyed Rebel.

  20. Add BEE Adventures to your Itinerary

    BEE Adventures

    BEE Adventures are here to bring you accessible adventures from Manchester to the UK’s highest mountains

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