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Things to See and Do in Manchester

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

  1. Aerial map showing the location of Homeground, Manchester
    HOME, Manchester’s largest multi-arts venue, have launched a massive temporary outdoor arts space in the heart of the city. The new space, named Homeground, will be located on an 80,000ft2 future development site on First Street, just next to HOME.
    1. 28 May 202131 Aug 2021
  2. Walking tour group
    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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  3. Culture in Manchester
    On this site you’ll find re-opening museums, galleries and libraries, theatre performances and film, music and dance and a special section with events just for families.
  4. 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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  5. 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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  1. Add Bridgewater Hall to your Itinerary

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    Bridgewater Hall

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    Enjoy concerts ranging from classical and jazz through to world and popular music.

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  2. Play! Oldham

    Play! is Oldham’s largest indoor play centre for children aged up to 11 years and under 4 foot 10 inches with a massive three storey play frame for juniors and a separate play area for toddlers and babies.

    Our café serves freshly ground coffees,…

  3. Add Canal Street to your Itinerary

    Canal Street

    Out and proud bars, restaurants, cafés and clubs offer warm welcomes throughout the day and night.

  4. Add Blackpool Seaside Resort Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Blackpool Seaside Resort Day Trip

    Enjoy a day out with a Blackpool Big Ticket, giving you entry to 7 different fantastic Blackpool attractions!

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  5. Evening Cruises on the Mersey

    Sing-along to your favourite hits on one of our fantastic tribute night cruises. The two and a half hour cruises run each year from April to September and feature themed music cruises like ABBA, 80s Party Cruise, The Beatles and Sounds of the 70s.…

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  6. Add Manchester Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Manchester Town Hall

    Built in 1877, Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, neo-gothic classic and home of the Council.

  7. Add Portland Basin Museum to your Itinerary

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    Portland Basin Museum

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    In the attractive, waterside setting of Portland Basin, the newly refurbished Heritage centre celebrates the people, events and industries, which have shaped the history of Tameside over the past two hundred years.

  8. Add Chetham's School of Music to your Itinerary

    Chetham's School of Music

    A unique cultural institution that combines music, education and heritage.

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  9. Add Liverpool FC and Anfield Stadium Tour Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Liverpool FC and Anfield Stadium Tour Day Trip

    Visit Anfield, the home of Liverpool FC, on a day trip to Liverpool from Manchester. Go behind the scenes at Anfield Stadium, one of the world’s most iconic and historic stadiums, on the LFC Stadium Tour.

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  10. Add Band on the Wall to your Itinerary

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    Band on the Wall

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    Band on the Wall has been a cornerstone of Manchester’s thriving music and cultural landscape for the greater part of a century.

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  11. Add Virtual Hideout to your Itinerary

    Virtual Hideout

    Virtual Hideout is a virtual reality and gaming hub offering the chance to experience room-scale virtual reality and gaming, whether it be alone or in a group.  From novices to experienced gamers, we cater to all with a wide range of games and…

  12. Add Homeground to your Itinerary

    Homeground

    HOME, Manchester’s largest multi-arts venue, have launched a massive temporary outdoor arts space in the heart of the city. The new space, named Homeground, will be located on an 80,000ft2 future development site on First Street, just next to HOME.

  13. 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.

  14. 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…

  15. Add Horwich Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Horwich Heritage Centre

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    Come and discover Horwich through the ages, including the town's important place in locomotive history.

  16. Add Alton Towers Theme Park & Resort Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Alton Towers Theme Park & Resort Day Trip

    Enjoy a day trip to Alton Towers Resort, home to Britain’s best loved theme park with great children’s attractions; ground-breaking, white-knuckle roller coaster rides; special events and much, much more.

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  17. Add Didsbury Bicycle Hire to your Itinerary

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire is a community-based bicycle hire company from Manchester with a difference.

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    Scranchester Food Tours

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    A truly immersive food tour of Manchester. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop tour across the city offering edible insights into food history and culture along the way. The tour will include at least eight stops (adding up to a huge…

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  19. Add Heaton Park to your Itinerary

    Heaton Park

    A beautiful space with a range of activities on offer for all ages.

  20. Add The Beatles Story to your Itinerary

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    The Beatles Story

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    The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world's largest permanent exhibition devoted to telling the story of the lives and times of The Beatles. 

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