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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.
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  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. 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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  4. RHS Garden Bridgewater visitor centre
    Opening 30 July 2020. 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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  5. The Grade 2 listed Great Northern building, a former railway goods distribution warehouse is now a lively leisure and shopping development with bustling bars, restaurants, shops, health club, cinema, casino, bowling alley and an elegant landscaped public square.
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  1. Add Tribeca to your Itinerary

    Tribeca

    Manchester

    In the heart of the city centre, Tribeca takes you through the day with New York style lounge jazz and R'n'B, heating up in the late hours to make Tribeca the centre of your night...

  2. Add Newton Hall to your Itinerary

    Newton Hall

    Hyde

    A fascinating 14th Century cruck-framed building which enables the visitor to see exactly how a medieval timber-framed building was constructed.

  3. 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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  4. Add Play! Diggle to your Itinerary

    Play! Diggle

    Royton, Saddleworth, OLDHAM

    rought to you by the team at Play Oldham, this brand new play centre brings over a decade of experience in hosting parties, seasonal events and one off extravaganzas along with their amazing customer service and knowledge of what offers both parent…

  5. Add Bury Parish Church to your Itinerary

    Bury Parish Church

    Bury

    This stunning Grade 1 listed building is a peaceful space where visitors are invited to come and experience a real sense of history, visit the friendly coffee shop or book a ticket for one of the church's Friday lunchtime classical concerts.

  6. Uncovering the history of Manchester’s John Rylands Library

    Manchester

    The John Rylands Library is a stand-out neo-Gothic building located on Manchester’s busy Deansgate – and as well as it being of significant cultural value, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city centre.

  7. Add Exchange Square to your Itinerary

    Exchange Square

    Manchester

    Home to the BBC big screen, designer shops and seasonal events.

  8. Add Quarry Bank Mill to your Itinerary

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    Quarry Bank Mill

    Wilmslow

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    A working 18th Century water powered cotton mill set in beautiful National Trust country parkland in the Cheshire village of Styal.

  9. Add Extreme Air Indoor Trampoline Park to your Itinerary

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    Extreme Air Indoor Trampoline Park

    OLDHAM

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    Extreme Air is a gravity defying urban playground with interconnected trampolines, angled walls, roll-over platforms and an airbag super soft landing area which is perfect for practicing and improving your flips and tricks.

    Enjoy with your mates or…

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  10. Add Oldham Coliseum Theatre to your Itinerary

    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham

    Oldham Coliseum is a building-based producing theatre. The company produces eight shows a year on its main stage, offering a balanced programme of drama, comedy, musical, and new writing.

  11. Add The Rising Sun to your Itinerary

    The Rising Sun

    Manchester

    The Rising Sun is a traditional pub hidden away down a Deansgate side street.

  12. Add Douglas Valley and Dean Wood to your Itinerary

    Douglas Valley and Dean Wood

    Douglas Valley provides a wealth of opportunity for walking, exploring or simply sitting at one of a number of canal-side inns.

    Dean Wood within the Douglas Valley is one of the few remaining large areas of ancient woodland in Wigan.

  13. Huddersfield Narrow Canal

    Oldham

    Nestled between the Saddleworth villages of Greenfield, Uppermill, Dobcross and Diggle the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is a firm favourite for visitors and for family days out.

  14. Add Cloudwater Brewery to your Itinerary

    Cloudwater Brewery

    Manchester

    Take a tour of the world-famous, award-winning Cloudwater to see how they brew their high-quality beer.

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  15. Add Saddleworth Moor to your Itinerary

    Saddleworth Moor

    Oldham

    Saddleworth is traditionally typified as the view of wide open expanse of hill and moorland, in contrast to its past, Saddleworth's environment is now one of the attractions which draws city dwellers to breathe in its air.

  16. Add Roman Lakes Leisure Park to your Itinerary

    Roman Lakes Leisure Park

    Stockport

    Deep in the beautiful lower reaches of the Goyt Valley, nestling on the edge of the Peak District, south of Manchester, lies the picturesque and tranquil Roman Lakes Leisure Park.

  17. Add Left Bank cafe bar to your Itinerary

    Left Bank cafe bar

    Spinningfields, Manchester

    Whether you’re visiting the museum or not, why not pop in to our new cafe bar The Left Bank? Open both before the museum opens in the morning, and staying open long after it’s shut, it’s the place to be.

    With Manchester’s sunniest riverside…

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  18. Canal Street history

    Uncover the past of Manchester's 'Gay Village'

  19. Add Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre

    Littleborough, Rochdale

    Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre has been leading the way in the provision of water activities in the Northwest of England since 1989.

  20. Add Castle Leisure Centre to your Itinerary

    Castle Leisure Centre

    Bury

    Leisure Centre with 25 m swimming pool, diving pool and children's pool.

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  21. Add Mecca Bingo to your Itinerary

    Mecca Bingo

    Bolton

    Located in the town centre, just two minutes walk from the bus and train station. A fully stocked bar and range of hot and cold food are available. Everyday at 1.30pm and 7.30pm its eyes down for BINGO! Large amusement arcade also availabe.

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