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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 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.

  2. Add Bank Top Brewery to your Itinerary

    Bank Top Brewery

    Bolton

    Come along for a full explanation of the brewing process with sampling of our award-winning beers. Tours are available by arrangement only.

  3. Add Go Ape! Rivington to your Itinerary

    Go Ape! Rivington

    Horwich

    Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.

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  4. Add Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve

    Alkrington, Middleton

    Once part of the Alkrington Hall estate, this area of mature woodland provides an ideal habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna.

  5. Queens Park

    Bolton

    Traditional Victorian park just a few minutes walk from Bolton town centre with ornamental gardens, lakes, bowling green, play area and open spaces. Ranger activities and events held throughout the year - check www.boltonlife.org.uk for details.

  6. Add Farnworth Little Theatre to your Itinerary

    Farnworth Little Theatre

    Bolton

    Farnworth Little Theatre is a self-supporting amateur theatre offering a varied programme of five main productions a year incorporating drama, comedy and thrillers.

  7. Add Clwydian Range and Dee Valley to your Itinerary

    Clwydian Range and Dee Valley

    Set out on horseback, jump on a mountain bike or stride out on foot to discover the gorgeous hillsides, forests and heathlands of North East Wales.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Fab Cafe to your Itinerary

    Fab Cafe

    Manchester

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

  10. Add Rutherford’s Manchester Tour - The University of Manchester to your Itinerary

    Rutherford’s Manchester Tour - The University of Manchester

    Manchester

    In 1917, the Nobel Prize winner Ernest Rutherford became the first person to create an artificial nuclear reaction. To mark the centenary and for the first time, Rutherford’s private research room at the University has been opened for a special…

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  11. Evening Cruises on the Mersey

    Liverpool

    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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  12. Add Alter Ego to your Itinerary

    Alter Ego

    Manchester

    A friendly and lively club where you can dance the night away in style.

  13. Add Play Football Bury to your Itinerary

    Play Football Bury

    Bury

    All weather,five- a- side football centre in Bury town centre.

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  14. Add Trafford Ecology Park to your Itinerary

    Trafford Ecology Park

    Trafford Park

    In the heart of the World's first industrial estate the ecology park offers opportunities for short walks and nature study. The site is not large and a walk around the lake should take no more than half an hour there are benches and picnic tables.

  15. Add Flixton Gardens to your Itinerary

    Flixton Gardens

    Flixton

    Ralph Wright whose family had grown to be wealthy landowners in Flixton built Flixton House and Gardens in 1806. In 1935, the Council acquired Flixton House and grounds and opened it as a park.

    The grounds include a walled garden, rose garden and…

  16. Add Little Owl Farm to your Itinerary

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    Little Owl Farm

    Grains Bar, OLDHAM

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    Little Owl Farm is located on the outskirts of Delph just off the A627 and is easy to get to. It is well signposted and there is large car park on site. Entry into the farm is £10 for a family of 4 (2 adults & 2 children) and this includes 2 buckets…

  17. All Saints Gardens

    Manchester

    A place to relax close the the universities.

  18. Add Junkyard Golf Club to your Itinerary

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    Junkyard Golf Club

    Whitworth Street, Manchester

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    Junkyard Golf is a crazy golf experience with two 9 hole courses of twisted junk, bad puns & secret bars.

  19. Add Queen Elizabeth Hall to your Itinerary

    Queen Elizabeth Hall

    West Street, Oldham

    Offers a varied and exciting programme of music and entertainment to suit all tastes and age groups. Programme details available from the box office or join the free mailing list.

  20. Add The Y Club to your Itinerary

    The Y Club

    The Y Club is based within the Castlefield Hotel and boasts a swimming pool, sauna and steam room, state-of-the-art gym facilities and fitness classes. Day passes available.

  21. Add South Pennines - horse rides to your Itinerary

    South Pennines - horse rides

    Littleborough

    Choose from a selection of horse ride routes in the south Pennines

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