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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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Things To See & Do in Manchester

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  1. Add DW Stadium to your Itinerary

    DW Stadium

    Wigan

    Home to Wigan Athletic Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club.

  2. Add Anson Engine Museum to your Itinerary

    Anson Engine Museum

    Stockport

    As featured on TV, this multi award winning museum in the Cheshire Peak District has a great deal to offer visitors.

  3. Add Park Bridge Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Park Bridge Heritage Centre

    Heritage centre in a countryside setting. Ironworks stables, local history and displays. With a varied events programme.

  4. Add Laser Quest to your Itinerary

    Laser Quest

    Trafford, Manchester

    Stalk your opponents and unleash a volley of laser fire in the battle zone of the 21st century or alternatively try The Rock, players from a wide range of age & ability can choose various simulated climbs, including: Everest, The Eiger & K2.

  5. Add Day Trip to Liverpool with Private Beatles Taxi Tour to your Itinerary

    Day Trip to Liverpool with Private Beatles Taxi Tour

    Manchester

    Includes 3-hour private Beatles-themed taxi tour and entrance to the Beatles Story

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  6. Add Hopwood Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Hopwood Park, Green Flag Award

    Hopwood, Heywood

    Hopwood Park is a small pocket park crammed with facilities and features you would normally only expect in a bigger park.

  7. Add St Peter's Square to your Itinerary

    St Peter's Square

    Manchester

    St Peter's Square is located in the civic quarter of Manchester. Situated on the square are Manchester Central Library and the Midland Hotel.

  8. Add Gawsworth Hall to your Itinerary

    Gawsworth Hall

    Macclesfield

    Black and white, half timbered, fifteenth century hall, surrounded by well tended gardens and lakes.

  9. Add Baby Explorers at Manchester Museum to your Itinerary

    Baby Explorers at Manchester Museum

    Manchester

    Sensory play and interactive story sessions for babies who aren't walking yet.

  10. The Limo Lounge

    Oldham

    The Limo Lounge is a unique and exclusive venue in the heart of Oldham. Totally refurbished this beautiful building retains many of its original features creating an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

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  11. Add Borsdane Wood to your Itinerary

    Borsdane Wood

    Wigan

    Borsdane Wood was Wigan’s first Local Nature Reserve. Get away from it all; surrounded by birdsong and enveloped in woodland perfumes, it’s the perfect place to let your heart rate drop and your stride shorten.

  12. Add Mersey Valley Firs Wood to your Itinerary

    Mersey Valley Firs Wood

    Urmston

    Next to Carrington Lane, Firs Wood is a small mature mixed woodland excellent for woodland birds. Access to Carrington Moss and Dainewell Woods which have a network of paths and tracks to explore, open to horses and cycles, as well as walkers.…

  13. Add Smithills Country Park to your Itinerary

    Smithills Country Park

    Bolton

    An excellent place for walkers, cyclists and horse riders with more than 2,000 acres of moorland, woodland and farmland. Good off-road bridleways, guided trails and picnic areas.

  14. Add Ashworth and Roch Valleys to your Itinerary

    Ashworth and Roch Valleys

    Heywood, Rochdale

    Spectacular views are available in the wooded river valleys and hillside areas around the Ashworth Valley.

  15. Add Old Town Hall and Parliament Square to your Itinerary

    Old Town Hall and Parliament Square

    Greaves Street, Oldham

    A stunning transformation of Oldham’s Old Town Hall into a seven screen, 789 seat Odeon cinema.

  16. NGS Open Garden: The School House

    Add NGS Open Garden: The School House to your Itinerary

    NGS Open Garden: The School House

    Dunham Massey, Altrincham

    Cottage garden divided into rooms. In picturesque setting attached to village hall and beside The Bridgewater Canal. Incudes herbaceous borders, rose and bog garden.

  17. Add Land of Play to your Itinerary

    Land of Play

    Guiness Road, Trafford Park

    Modern facilities in a new, purpose built centre with large separate baby & toddler area only 1 minute from the Trafford Centre. Motorised Go-Karts and custom-made racetrack.
    Qualified chef’s making fresh home cooked food daily.

  18. Add Barton Swing Aqueduct to your Itinerary

    Barton Swing Aqueduct

    Manchester

    Opened in 1893 this 235 foot long engineering masterpiece was built to carry the Bridgewater Canal over the Manchester Ship Canal. The aqueduct swings full of 800 tons of water.

  19. Add The Northern to your Itinerary

    The Northern

    Manchester

    Great Northern food, music, entertainment and hospitality.

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  20. Add Manchester235 to your Itinerary

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    Manchester235

    Manchester

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    The first luxury gaming, dining and live music club in the UK

  21. Add International Anthony Burgess Foundation to your Itinerary

    International Anthony Burgess Foundation

    Cambridge Street, Manchester

    The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, located in a magnificent example of industrial architecture at Chorlton Mill, encourages and supports public and scholarly interest in all aspects of Anthony Burgess’s life and work.

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