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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. Add Chadderton Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Chadderton Town Hall

    Oldham

    Features charming gardens and a beautifully renovated ballroom (the Garforth Suite) available to hire for up to 200 people and licensed for marriage ceremonies.

  2. Uncovering the history of Manchester’s John Rylands Library

    Manchester

    The John Rylands Library is a stand-out neo-Gothic building located on Manchester’s busy Deansgate – and as well as it being of significant cultural value, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city centre.

  3. Add Saddleworth Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Saddleworth Golf Club

    Oldham

    Saddleworth Golf Club will provide you with a variety of challenges to test your shot making abilities, and yet always reward you with panoramic views of the Pennines and the villages of Saddleworth.

  4. Add Roundhay Park to your Itinerary

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    Roundhay Park

    Mansion Lane

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    Roundhay Park in Leeds, is one of the biggest city parks in Europe. It has over 700 acres of parkland, lakes, woodland and gardens which are owned by Leeds City Council. The park is one of the most popular in Europe.

  5. Add Suburbia Hale to your Itinerary

    Suburbia Hale

    Hale, Altrincham

    Cheshire's late night bar and club spinning glamourous dance floor favourites and serving exquisite, hand crafted cocktails.

  6. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of England. As well as being an AONB the North Pennines is also a UNESCO Global Geopark – an accolade awarded to areas across the world with…

  7. Add The Quays to your Itinerary

    The Quays

    Trafford Park

    The Quays is Greater Manchester's unique waterfront destination, situated just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre and an ideal destination for a day out or weekend break.

  8. Add Prestwich Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Prestwich Golf Club

    Prestwich, Manchester

    There has been substantial development of the course over the years and the beautiful parkland course offers natural hazards and undulation providing a challenge to golfers of all levels.

  9. Add Manchester Central Powerleague to your Itinerary

    Manchester Central Powerleague

    Ardwick, Manchester

    Home to Manchester's Powerleague 7 or 5-a-side side leagues, tournaments, casual games, junior five a side football leagues, kids football coaching and more.

  10. Add Chesham Woods to your Itinerary

    Chesham Woods

    Bury

    Pasture and woodland on the edge of Bury town centre which offers a variety of walks and trails.

  11. Add South Pennines - horse rides to your Itinerary

    South Pennines - horse rides

    Littleborough

    Choose from a selection of horse ride routes in the south Pennines

  12. Add Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve

    MANCHESTER

    Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve is a 58 hectacre site designated as Site of Biological Importance, with a wonderful mix of woodland and meadows. 

  13. 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…

  14. Alexandra Park

    Alexandra Park is a Victorian town park, which was built by the people of Oldham during the cotton famine sparked by the American Civil War, which prevented the export of raw cotton from America to Oldham.

    Small areas of clough woodland can be…

  15. Add The Victoria Hall to your Itinerary

    The Victoria Hall

    Bolton

    Concert venue and home to the Bolton Methodist Mission. The auditorium features original Victorian decor and is used by internationally renowned choirs, bands, orchestras and artistes.

  16. Add Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Library to your Itinerary

    Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Library

    Piccadilly, Manchester

    Formed in 1964 and now one of the largest family history societies in the world.

  17. Add Castleshaw Centre Holiday Club to your Itinerary

    Castleshaw Centre Holiday Club

    Delph, OLDHAM

    Castleshaw Centre Summer holiday Club

    Want to go to a holiday Club with a Difference?

    4 weeks of amazing activities
    29th July – 2nd August 2019
    5th – 9th August 2019
    19th – 23rd August 2019
    27th – 30th August 2019

    Activities include: Climbing &…

  18. Add Jubilee Colliery Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Jubilee Colliery Nature Reserve

    Shaw, Oldham

    Since the colliery closed, the reserve has been run by groundwork Oldham and Rochdale and nature has moved back into the site. Trees, ferns, mosses, fungi and flowers have colonised the colliery remains and rubble, in turn attracting local wildlife.

  19. Add Saddleworth Museum to your Itinerary

    Saddleworth Museum

    Oldham

    Saddleworth Museum is a small community museum located in the heart of Saddleworth. Situated in one of the out buildings of a nineteenth century Victorian Mill (the only part of the mill to survive), it stands in an historic and beautiful location…

  20. Add Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve

    Alkrington, Middleton

    Once part of the Alkrington Hall estate, this area of mature woodland provides an ideal habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna.

  21. Add Brownhill Countryside Centre to your Itinerary

    Brownhill Countryside Centre

    Oldham

    Dramatic Pennine scenery Surround the centre which is situated in the heart of Saddleworth. There is a picnic area and nature garden, information and advice available from the centre as well as changing exhibitions.

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