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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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  1. Add Rochdale Memorial Gardens, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Memorial Gardens, Green Flag Award

    Rochdale

    The restored Rochdale Memorial Gardens provide a quality public green space in the heart of Rochdale town centre.

  2. Add Historic Chester and Peaceful Port Sunlight – 2 day, 1 night to your Itinerary

    Historic Chester and Peaceful Port Sunlight – 2 day, 1 night

    Manchester

    Visit the historic walled city of Chester and the peaceful village of Port Sunlight

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  3. Add Bolton Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Bolton Aquarium

    Bolton

    All of the fish at Bolton Aquarium are freshwater fish, whose natural habitats are streams, rivers or lakes. This makes us almost unique within the UK, as most public aquaria show mostly marine fish.

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  4. Add Yorkshire Dales Highlights Tour to your Itinerary

    Yorkshire Dales Highlights Tour

    The best of the Yorkshire Dales in a day!

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  5. Industrial Peep Show

    Walking around the former industrial suburb of Ancoats, there are various brass eyepieces set into walls that were installed by architect Dan Dubowitz.

  6. Add The Lowry Health Spa to your Itinerary

    The Lowry Health Spa

    Chapel Wharf, Manchester

    Rejuvenate your body and soul in the innovative urban spa right in the heart of Manchester.

  7. Add Sackville Gardens to your Itinerary

    Sackville Gardens

    Manchester

    Home to a memorial to computer pioneer Alan Turing.

  8. Add Wythenshawe Youth Theatre to your Itinerary

    Wythenshawe Youth Theatre

    Manchester

    Wythenshawe Youth Theatre was organised to advance the education of young people living in Wythenshawe and surrounding areas.

  9. Add Bramall Park to your Itinerary

    Bramall Park

    Bramhall, Stockport

    Timber-framed manor house dating back to the 14th century, with ample gardens and parkland. This magnificent park of woodland and trails is the ideal location for an afternoon stroll.

  10. Add Rochdale Canal to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Canal

    Littleborough

    First opened in 1804, the Rochdale Canal was the first trans-Pennine canal and one of the country's most spectacular waterways.

  11. Add Stonerig Raceway to your Itinerary

    Stonerig Raceway

    Lees, Oldham

    Stonerig Raceway was created with one thing in mind FUN! Bringing every kids & big kids dream alive ! Come and experience the ultimate Scalextric experience. You will experience racing like no other; with 9 themed Scalextric tracks to race on all…

  12. Add Marple Locks to your Itinerary

    Marple Locks

    Marple, Glossop

    This flight of 16 working locks was built in 1805 to connect the Lower and Upper Peak Forest Canals. They are the second deepest in the country and raise the canal 209 feet to a summit height of 518 feet above sea level.

  13. Add Manchester Regional Tennis Centre to your Itinerary

    Manchester Regional Tennis Centre

    Alan Turing Way, Manchester

    With no membership requirements, courts are available to all.

  14. Add Promenade Park to your Itinerary

    Promenade Park

    Trafford Park

    Pocket park providing green space to relax in and on, children's play equipment and incorporating the sculptures "Silent Cargoes" and "Casuals".

  15. Add Bridgewater Way to your Itinerary

    Bridgewater Way

    Trafford

    The Bridgewater Way is a regeneration project that will create a 65km/39 mile leisure route for walkers and cyclists along the historic Bridgewater Canal. Cyclists are now being encouraged to use improved sections of the canal tow path.

  16. Add Rochdale Parish Church, St Chads to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Parish Church, St Chads

    Sparrow Hill, Rochdale

    There has been a church on the hill overlooking Rochdale Town Centre for well over 1,000 years. Part of the present church tower have been dated back to Saxon times.

  17. Add William Wroe Golf Course to your Itinerary

    William Wroe Golf Course

    flixton, Urmston

    18 hole par 64,4395 yards easy walking municipal parkland course, the greens are well guarded and offer a good challenge to all abilities.

  18. Add Daisy Nook Country Park to your Itinerary

    Daisy Nook Country Park

    Oldham

    A country park offering families a fun-packed day in the countryside with two fantastic play areas set among 40 hectares of woodlands, meadows, waterways and a lake with fishing platforms.

  19. Add Buile Hill Park & Hall to your Itinerary

    Buile Hill Park & Hall

    Salford

    Bulie Hill Park is a grade 2 listed park of national and historical importance. The beautiful 87 acre urban park, is the largest in Salford, with a children's play area, tennis court and an outdoor gym.

  20. Add Prestwich Forest Park to your Itinerary

    Prestwich Forest Park

    Bury

    Prestwich Forest Park offers 200 hectares of woodland and open space. There are plenty of places to explore and lots of wildlife to discover, regular activities, play area and mountain bike trail.

  21. 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.

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