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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 Saddleworth Cycle and Horse Riding Trail to your Itinerary

    Saddleworth Cycle and Horse Riding Trail

    Oldham

    Castlehaw Valley is on the fringe of the Pennine moors, with untamed hills and deep peat gullies. Wind your way along the Roman roads and pack horse trails taking in the ever changing moorland colours of this dramatic landscape.

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    Chatsworth

    Derbyshire

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    Chatsworth is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality. Home of the Cavendish family since the 1550s, it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.

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  3. Add SEESAW to your Itinerary

    SEESAW

    Chorlton, MANCHESTER

    SEESAW is a flexible workspace where creatives work, play and grow.

  4. Add The Portico Library and Gallery to your Itinerary

    The Portico Library and Gallery

    Manchester

    A beautifully restored Georgian private subscription library founded in 1806.

  5. Add Pennington Flash Country Park to your Itinerary

    Pennington Flash Country Park

    Wigan

    Teeming with bird life including Canada geese. This is a nature reserve centred on a huge lake. This watery wonderland is abundant with butterflies and dragonflies, and has play and picnic areas in which to let off steam.

  6. 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.

  7. Add Walton Park to your Itinerary

    Walton Park

    Sale

    A park in Sale with bowling greens and pavilion, tennis courts,  football pitch, enclosed play area for children under five years, a play area for children under 14 years and a miniature railway.

  8. Add Boggart Hole Clough to your Itinerary

    Boggart Hole Clough

    Blackley, Manchester

    A great place to walk and an important site for local historians.

  9. Add High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

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    High Force Waterfall

    Forest in Teesdale

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    High Force is the most majestic of the waterfalls on the River Tees. The falls are only a short walk from a bus stop, car park and picnic area.

  10. Add Adlington Hall to your Itinerary

    Adlington Hall

    Macclesfield

    Set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, Adlington Hall is one of the most beautiful country homes in the United Kingdom.

  11. Add The Lookout to your Itinerary

    The Lookout

    Salford

    The Lookout at The Lowry is a brand new free-to-use family activity space for kids of all ages.

  12. Green Flag Parks

    Rochdale borough

    10 of the borough's parks and green spaces have been given the prestigious Green Flag Award. This means they are 10 of the very best parks in the UK.

  13. University of Manchester Interactive Tree Trail

    MANCHESTER

    Enjoy the great outdoors in the heart of Manchester with The University of Manchester’s interactive Tree Trail.

  14. Add Stalybridge Country Park to your Itinerary

    Stalybridge Country Park

    Stalybridge

    Lying just over a mile to the north east of Stalybridge, this developing country park centres on two areas. Firstly the Brushes Valley, with its four reservoirs running up into the Pennine Moors.

  15. Add Jodrell Bank to your Itinerary

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    Jodrell Bank

    Macclesfield

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    Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jodrell Bank has been recognised as a site of Outstanding Universal Value for its unique contribution to science, culture and heritage.

  16. Add Vue Cinema to your Itinerary

    Vue Cinema

    Bury

    Multiplex cinema, bowling and restaurant complex located in The Rock Shopping Complex.

  17. Add Fairfield Moravian settlement to your Itinerary

    Fairfield Moravian settlement

    Manchester

    Visit a unique model village built by the Moravian Church in 1785.

  18. Add Weavers Factory to your Itinerary

    Weavers Factory

    Uppermill, OLDHAM

    The Weavers Factory is a Grade II-listed contemporary art gallery in Saddleworth with a gift shop, workshop, tea bar, garden and two galleries. They launch a new art exhibition on the first weekend of every month and hold weekly creative workshops…

  19. 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.

  20. Add Lost Earth Adventures to your Itinerary

    Lost Earth Adventures

    York

    Join Lost Earth Adventures on one of their rock climbing excursions in the Lake District, the Peak District or across Yorkshire.

  21. Add Worthington Lakes to your Itinerary

    Worthington Lakes

    Wigan

    Woodlands surround three reservoirs with paths and picnic sites and access to the Red Rock cycle and bridleway. Small nature reserve, Visitor Centre and Fishing.

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