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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 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.

  2. Add Peckforton Castle to your Itinerary

    Peckforton Castle

    Peckforton, Tarporley

    A beautiful Nineteenth Century Cheshire castle

  3. Add The Alnwick Garden to your Itinerary

    The Alnwick Garden

    Alnwick

    The Alnwick Garden offers the alternative day out.

  4. Add The Dancehouse Theatre to your Itinerary

    The Dancehouse Theatre

    Manchester

    A dance, drama and comedy venue and home of the Northern Ballet School.

  5. Add The Northern to your Itinerary

    The Northern

    Manchester

    Great Northern food, music, entertainment and hospitality.

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  6. Add Lymefield Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Lymefield Visitor Centre

    Hyde

    Visitor centre with ranger service serving southern Tameside. Exhibitions, events, maps, leaflets available on local wildlife and history. Full and varied education service.

  7. Add Manchester Apollo to your Itinerary

    Manchester Apollo

    Manchester

    One of the premier concert venues in England.

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  8. Add Manchester Storm Ice Hockey to your Itinerary

    Manchester Storm Ice Hockey

    Altrincham

    For a Sunday night with a difference why not come and watch the thrills and spills of ice hockey in a great family atmosphere. Altrincham Ice Dome is the home of Manchester Phoenix.

  9. 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...

  10. Add Chat Moss to your Itinerary

    Chat Moss

    Salford

    Chat Moss comprises some 30% of Salford. Within its 2750 hectares, it comprises the largest area of Grade 1 and 2 farmland in Greater Manchester and contains the largest block of semi natural woodland in Greater Manchester.

  11. Add Bridgewater Canal to your Itinerary

    Bridgewater Canal

    Trafford

    See the world's first industrial canal, built in 1764.

  12. Add Davyhulme Millenium Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Davyhulme Millenium Nature Reserve

    Davyhulme

    Covering over 9.2 hectares along more than a kilometre of the Manchester Ship Canal's western bank, the reserve now safeguards a mixed landscape of wetland, woods, water features, and open land.

  13. Add World of Wedgwood to your Itinerary

    World of Wedgwood

    Stoke On Trent

    World of Wedgwood is an inspiring visitor experience, combining an array of engaging attractions that bring to life Wedgwood’s 250 years’ heritage in the British ceramics industry.

  14. Add Bishops Park Pitch & Putt to your Itinerary

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    Bishops Park Pitch & Putt

    OLDHAM

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    Surrounded by dozens of sensational views, Bishops Park Pitch and Putt offers an exciting, entertaining and enjoyable 9 holes of golf and a stunning new driving range for non-golfers and golfers alike. Situated in the hills of Grains Bar, we are not…

  15. 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…

  16. Add Exchange Square to your Itinerary

    Exchange Square

    Manchester

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

  17. Add Clue HQ to your Itinerary

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    Clue HQ

    MANCHESTER

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    Clue HQ – Manchester is a live “escape the room” game. You find yourself in a room with 60 minutes to escape. It’s up to you to find clues, keys and codes and solve puzzles and riddles with your team, in order to break out and escape.

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  18. Add The Parkin Academy Millnery Workroom to your Itinerary

    The Parkin Academy Millnery Workroom

    Oldham

    For just £25 per day (including VAT), you can have access to sewing machines, dyeing facilities, an eco-friendly oven and a huge selection of millinery accessories ranging from bases to brims, feathers to fabrics and satin to sinamay.


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  19. Add South Pennines - Cycle and mountain bike routes to your Itinerary

    South Pennines - Cycle and mountain bike routes

    Choose from a selection of cycle and mountain bike routes in the south Pennines.

  20. Add St Edmund's Church to your Itinerary

    St Edmund's Church

    Rochdale

    St Edmund's Church in Falinge, Rochdale is regarded as one of the finest but least known gems of ecclesiastical architecture in the country.

  21. Add Chesham Woods to your Itinerary

    Chesham Woods

    Bury

    Pasture and woodland on the edge of Bury town centre which offers a variety of walks and trails.

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