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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. Culture in Manchester
    On this site you’ll find re-opening museums, galleries and libraries, theatre performances and film, music and dance and a special section with events just for families.
  4. 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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  5. 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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  1. Street Art: The Modern History of the Northern Quarter

    Join Skyliner for the Northern Quarter Street Art Tour as featured in The Telegraph's “Incredible Street Art Tours”. Find out the major names behind some of the area's oldest street art. These are the only tours of their kind in the city

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  2. Add Hat Works - Museum of Hatting to your Itinerary

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    Hat Works - Museum of Hatting

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    Hat Works is the UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear.

  3. Ramsbottom, Summerseat and Holcombe

    In some ways a historic trail around Ramsbottom; this circular walk reveals the rich character and close relationship between landscape and community. This walk can be combined with a trip on the restored East Lancashire Steam Railway.

  4. Add Treetop Manchester to your Itinerary

    Treetop Manchester

    Treetop Manchester is a woodland adventure like no other. Set in the beautiful woodland of Heaton Park, visitors can adventure in the high trees at Treetop Nets and Treetop Trek. Open all year round, they provide a unique environment for families to…

  5. Add Depot Mayfield to your Itinerary

    Depot Mayfield

    The former railway station comprises of 5 large scale spaces offering the ultimate industrial backdrop and three interlinking archways for you to make the new home of events.

  6. Add Shambles Square to your Itinerary

    Shambles Square

    Shambles Square is a historic square situated right next to Exchange Square Metrolink station and is home to four main pubs / bars: Crown & Anchor, The Old Wellington Inn, Sinclairs Oyster Bar and The Mitre Hotel. 

  7. Add The John Rylands Research Institute and Library to your Itinerary

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    The John Rylands Research Institute and Library

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    A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

  8. Add Fusilier Museum REOPENS 26 JUNE 21 to your Itinerary

    Fusilier Museum REOPENS 26 JUNE 21

    The Fusilier Museum combines interactive galleries with temporary exhibitions tracing 350 years of Fusiliers Heritage. Located in the centre of Bury with a gift shop.

  9. Add Ordsall Hall to your Itinerary

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    Ordsall Hall

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    Ordsall Hall is Salford's 'hidden gem'! Dating back over 600 years, it is one of the region's finest examples of an Elizabethan black and white half-timbered manor-house.

  10. Add Manchester Music Walking Tour ‘The Haçienda Years’ to your Itinerary

    Manchester Music Walking Tour ‘The Haçienda Years’

    Relive the heady days of the Haçienda, when Manchester music was at its peak, on a walking tour of the city centre.

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  11. St Oswald Church

    The present St Oswald Church was built in 1358 but since then parts of it have been rebuilt or restored. The Tower remains over 600 years old but the South Aisle was rebuilt in 1530 (and restored again in 1836). The North Aisle was rebuilt in 1580.…

  12. Add The Monastery to your Itinerary

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    The Monastery

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    Manchester’s magnificent Monastery is Edward Pugin’s architectural masterpiece.

  13. Middlewood Way to Marple Locks

    This is a flat and gentle walk along a reclaimed railway line surrounded by woodland and back alongside the Macclesfield Canal.

  14. Add Rochdale Pioneers Museum to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Pioneers Museum

    The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative movement.

  15. Political Tours

    New Manchester Walks hosts regular tours about the key events and people from Manchester’s radical political history: the Peterloo Massacre, Marx & Engels’s Manchester, The Pankhursts/Suffragette City.

  16. Add Rochdale Town Hall tours to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Town Hall tours

    Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain.

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    Scranchester Food Tours

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    A truly immersive food tour of Manchester. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop tour across the city offering edible insights into food history and culture along the way. The tour will include at least eight stops (adding up to a huge…

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  18. Add Secrets of the Northern Quarter Walking Tour to your Itinerary

    Secrets of the Northern Quarter Walking Tour

    Explore Manchester’s hippest district.

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  19. Add Lake District - Cruise, Poetry and Grasmere Gingerbread Day Trip from Manchester to your Itinerary

    Lake District - Cruise, Poetry and Grasmere Gingerbread Day Trip from Manchester

    Enjoy a day trip to the Lake District National Park. With its spectacular scenery and connections with the poet William Wordsworth, ‘Lakeland’, as the locals are more likely to call it, is the UK’s most popular national park.

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  20. Add Brilliant Liverpool Tours to your Itinerary

    Brilliant Liverpool Tours

    Brilliant Tours Ltd are experts at small group private guided tours of the UK with qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guides in licensed luxury vehicles.

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  21. Add Waterside Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Waterside Arts Centre

    Waterside Arts Centre is home to a variety of flexible arts & events spaces including the Lauriston Gallery and Robert Bolt theatre.

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