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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 Denehurst Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Denehurst Park, Green Flag Award

    Rochdale

    Denehurst Park is a beautiful Rochdale park with substantial surrounding gardens.

  2. Add Millyard Gallery to your Itinerary

    Millyard Gallery

    Oldham

    Only 5 miles from the centre of Oldham this is a Fine Art Gallery situated in The Square, Uppermill, Saddleworth, an attractive village in the foothills of the Pennines.

  3. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of England. As well as being an AONB the North Pennines is also a UNESCO Global Geopark – an accolade awarded to areas across the world with…

  4. Add Altrincham Golf Course to your Itinerary

    Altrincham Golf Course

    Altrincham

    18 hole, par 71,6077 yards. An easy walking, municipal parkland course that features water on many holes, rolling contours and mature woodland. The course also has a driving range.

  5. Add Fab Cafe to your Itinerary

    Fab Cafe

    Manchester

    Fab Cafe is the world's first Television and Movie Theme Bar.

  6. Add Samlesbury Hall to your Itinerary

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    Samlesbury Hall

    Preston

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    Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original typical black and white exterior, the Hall is almost equidistant between Blackburn and Preston, yet retaining a rural feel.

  7. Add Namco Funscape to your Itinerary

    Namco Funscape

    Trafford

    Namco Funscape is a dynamic entertainment complex housing 18 lanes of bowling (including 6 luxury VIP lanes), a 16 car Dodgem track, American Pool Hall, and a full amusement arcade offering over 150 of the latest video games.

  8. Add Rochdale Town Centre - Parks & Gardens walk to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Town Centre - Parks & Gardens walk

    Rochdale

    This 40 minute walk takes you to the finest parks and gardens of Rochdale town centre, and will make you discover their history and the best views. An alternative route can also be followed for a shorter walk.

  9. Add The Epping Walk Bridge to your Itinerary

    The Epping Walk Bridge

    Manchester

    The Epping Walk Bridge is famously known for the iconic Joy Division image by internationally renowned photographer Kevin Cummins.

  10. Light Cinema Bolton

    Bolton

    Catch the latest blockbusters in Bolton's brand new luxury state of the art nine screen cinema!

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  11. Add Comedy Store Manchester to your Itinerary

    Comedy Store Manchester

    Manchester

    The perfect venue to take in the best comedy from around the world.

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  12. Add The Lyceum Theatre to your Itinerary

    The Lyceum Theatre

    Oldham

    Five productions are produced each year and take place in there own theatre in the lower ground of the Lyceum building on Union Street Oldham. Click on the website button above for details of the current programme.


    The Lyceum Theatre…

  13. Add Clayton Hall Living History Museum to your Itinerary

    Clayton Hall Living History Museum

    Manchester

    Get in touch with the past and see & feel what it was like to live in Victorian times.

  14. Add Cruz 101 to your Itinerary

    Cruz 101

    Manchester

    Open six nights a week, Cruz 101 has been so for over seventeen years. A varied selection of club nights on offer with a music policy ranging from funky house, pop to trance, r'n'b to hard house.

  15. Add Highfield Country Park to your Itinerary

    Highfield Country Park

    Levenshulme, Manchester

    Highfield Country Park is a 70 acre area of open land that stretches to the east of Broom Avenue across to the back of Houldsworth Golf Course and over to the junction of Longford Road and Nelstrop Road.

  16. York Minster

    York

    The largest gothic cathedral in northern Europe.

  17. Add Queen's Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Queen's Park, Green Flag Award

    Heywood

    With tranquil gardens and a picturesque lake for visitors to enjoy, Queen’s Park is not only a Green Flag Park, it's also a great day out for all the family.

  18. Add Bramall Hall to your Itinerary

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    Bramall Hall

    Stockport

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    This magical Tudor manor house is set in 60 acres of parkland with lakes, woods and gardens. The house contains 16thC wall paintings, Elizabethan fine plaster ceilings, Victorian kitchens and servants' quarters.

  19. Add Curious About Manchester to your Itinerary

    Curious About Manchester

    Manchester

    Two self guided, treasure hunt style heritage walks around Manchester city centre.

  20. Add Chapel Street to your Itinerary

    Chapel Street

    Salford

    The world in one street.

  21. Canal Street history

    Uncover the past of Manchester's 'Gay Village'

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