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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 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 Comedy Store Manchester to your Itinerary

    Comedy Store Manchester

    Manchester

    The perfect venue to take in the best comedy from around the world.

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  3. Add National Squash Centre to your Itinerary

    National Squash Centre

    Rowsley Street, Manchester

    Undoubtedly one of the premier squash facilities in the world.

  4. 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.

  5. FC United

    Moston

    FC United of Manchester is a community benefit society and a not-for-profit organization based on the outskirts of Manchester City Centre.

  6. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    Hamsterley Forest

    Hamsterley Forest

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    Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area. Four mile forest drive runs through the forest giving access to picnic sites along the way.

  7. Add Black dog Ballroom - Dog Bowl to your Itinerary

    Black dog Ballroom - Dog Bowl

    Manchester

    Expect ball dispensers inspired by the brand’s own black dog, Bruce the Patterdale Terrier, gleaming wooden floors and fantastic food made with only the best local produce.

  8. Add Bowlee Community Park to your Itinerary

    Bowlee Community Park

    Middleton

    Set within 40 hectares of land, Bowlee Community Park is a former RAF barrage balloon centre and is now used for community sports.

  9. Add Mojo to your Itinerary

    Mojo

    Manchester

    A fantastic combination of great liquor, friendly staff and Rock n Roll from the last five decades.

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  10. 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.

  11. Exploring Bailey’s Wood and Boggart Hole Clough

    Bailey’s Wood and Boggart Hole Clough are two green spaces in Blackley, North Manchester - each with their own rich and often mysterious history. Dr Hannah Priest, Associate Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, uncovers hidden heritage…

  12. 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.

  13. Add Pennine Bridleway to your Itinerary

    Pennine Bridleway

    Wardle, Rochdale

    The Pennine Bridleway is the country's first National Trail for horse riders, mountain bikers, and walkers, and it passes through the rugged Pennine hills near Littleborough.

  14. Add Two Brooks Valley to your Itinerary

    Two Brooks Valley

    Bury

    Two Brooks Valley lies deep within Hawshaw valley between Turton Road and Bolton Road. The area provides the opportunity for a leisurely stroll in the delightful setting of woods, brooks, lodges.

  15. Add Late night liquor, beats and eats at Infamous Diner to your Itinerary

    Late night liquor, beats and eats at Infamous Diner

    Nicholas Croft, Manchester

    If cult movies, drinks offers and food-till-late sounds good then this event is for you.

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  16. Add DinoFalls Adventure Golf to your Itinerary

    DinoFalls Adventure Golf

    Trafford City, Manchester

    Located at Trafford Golf Centre, within TraffordCITY, DinoFalls Adventure Golf is one of the UK’s biggest adventure golf courses. 18 holes of action-packed adventure golf in a dramatic Jurassic setting next to the M60 at Junction 10.

  17. Add 42nd Street to your Itinerary

    42nd Street

    Manchester

    A favourite haunt of students and indie music lovers alike.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Orrell Water Park to your Itinerary

    Orrell Water Park

    Wigan

    Two disused reservoirs surrounded by picturesque woodland make up Orrell Water Park.

  20. Add Chapel Street to your Itinerary

    Chapel Street

    Salford

    The world in one street.

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