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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 Manchester Camerata to your Itinerary

    Manchester Camerata

    An original combination of craft and courage.

  2. Add Royal Northern College of Music to your Itinerary

    Royal Northern College of Music

    An internationally-acclaimed venue delivering an eclectic programme of music and opera.

  3. Add Chinatown to your Itinerary

    Chinatown

    The oriental centre of the city.

  4. Add People's History Museum to your Itinerary

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    People's History Museum

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    People’s History Museum is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

  5. 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.

  6. 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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  7. Add Scranchester Food Tours to your Itinerary

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    Scranchester Food Tours

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    • Campaign We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go

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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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  8. Add Stockport Air Raid Shelters to your Itinerary

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    Stockport Air Raid Shelters

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    Step back in time and experience the sights and sounds of Britain's Home Front. Wander around authentically reconstructed tunnels which provide you with first hand experience of daily life in 1940s war-torn Britain.

  9. Add Explore the North Manchester Package to your Itinerary

    Explore the North Manchester Package

    Stay in Manchester and 'Explore the North Vacation - 7 nights/8 days. Free and easy vacation programme for independent travellers.

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  10. Add Manchester International Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester International Festival

    A major highlight in Manchester's cultural calendar, Manchester International Festival (MIF) will return from 1-18 July with a vibrant programme of original new work from across the spectrum of visual and performing arts and music by artists from…

  11. 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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  12. Add Fish and Chips with Prosecco for Two at Podium to your Itinerary

    Fish and Chips with Prosecco for Two at Podium

    Enjoy Fish and Chips, the British seaside classic along with a glass of prosecco for two to toast at Podium for just £20.

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  13. Add Outdoor Bouldering in The Peak District to your Itinerary

    Outdoor Bouldering in The Peak District

    Experience some of the best bouldering venues in the UK.

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  14. Add Victoria Baths to your Itinerary

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    Victoria Baths

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    Although closed since 1993, the building retains much of it's stained glass and tiling.

  15. Add Hat Works - Museum of Hatting to your Itinerary

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    Hat Works - Museum of Hatting

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    Hat Works is the UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear.

  16. Add Hidden to your Itinerary

    Hidden

    Manchester

    Hidden is an award winning music and arts playground

  17. Cops and Robbers

    Manchester

    If you’re looking for a new way to discover Manchester then you need to play Cops and Robbers from City Playground.

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  18. Add Snowdonia National Park to your Itinerary

    Snowdonia National Park

    At 840 square miles, Snowdonia is one of the biggest of Britain's National Parks.

  19. Fuse

    Fuse is a Manchester-made creative platform elevating the voices and work from creatives of colour; dedicated to creating change.

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