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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 Haigh Woodland Park to your Itinerary

    Haigh Woodland Park

    Explore and enjoy the stunning parkland, woodland and plantations at Haigh Hall at Country Park.

  2. Play! Oldham

    Play! is Oldham’s largest indoor play centre for children aged up to 11 years and under 4 foot 10 inches with a massive three storey play frame for juniors and a separate play area for toddlers and babies.

    Our café serves freshly ground coffees,…

  3. Add Breakout - High Street to your Itinerary

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    Breakout - High Street

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    Breakout is a live escape room game - with 60 minutes on the clock, teams of two to five players need to search high and low for clues and codes, solve problems, and most importantly work as a team if they want to win.

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    River Explorer Cruise

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    Sail along the River Mersey on a 50-minute River Explorer Cruise and see incredible views of Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront from the deck of an iconic Mersey Ferry. Guided by expert commentary throughout the cruise you'll be captivated…

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  5. 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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  6. Add Stockport Museum to your Itinerary

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    Stockport Museum

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    Experience 10,000 years of Stockport’s history, as you travel through time from prehistoric Stockport to present day.

  7. Add The Edwardian Manchester's Spa and Gym to your Itinerary

    The Edwardian Manchester's Spa and Gym

    The hotel’s The Spa & Gym, located on the lower ground floor, is a truly relaxing urban  escape. Natural,  tactile  oak walls are contrasted by exposed ceilings and crittall glass dividers, reinterpreting the city’s industrial look with a…

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  8. Add St Gregory's Social Club to your Itinerary

    St Gregory's Social Club

    If you think garlic bread is the future, then head to St Gregory's Social Club. The club is the real life setting for the Phoenix Club - home of 'Phoenix Nights' and the springboard for the career of Peter Kay. Guided tours available.

  9. 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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  10. Etherow Country Park Woodland and Waterways

    A beautiful and calm woodland walk around mill ponds, rivers and streams with colourful views of the Goyt Valley.

  11. Standedge Tunnel Boat trips

    Start your journey into the tunnel, history and beyond…

  12. Add Heaton Park Tramway to your Itinerary

    Heaton Park Tramway

    The country’s only restored tramway set in the picturesque surrounds of Heaton Park. Visitors can enjoy a tram ride and take a look at the free museum, which contains artefacts and historic accounts.

  13. Add Chinatown to your Itinerary

    Chinatown

    The oriental centre of the city.

  14. Add Didsbury Bicycle Hire to your Itinerary

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire is a community-based bicycle hire company from Manchester with a difference.

  15. Add Vegetarian Society Cookery School to your Itinerary

    Vegetarian Society Cookery School

    Do you love food? Would you like expert tutors to help you hone your cooking skills in a fun and friendly atmosphere? Then the Vegetarian Society Cookery School is for you!

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  16. Add The Place to Potter to your Itinerary

    The Place to Potter

    After a highly successful summer Heaton Park Garden Centre’s creative centre ‘The Place to Potter’ has launched the ‘Place to Potter Indoor Garden’.

  17. Add Runway Visitor Park to your Itinerary

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    Runway Visitor Park

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    The Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport is home to five aircraft, including the legendary Concorde G-BOAC. The Park’s other aircraft are Nimrod, the DC-10, Trident and the AVRO RJX. Learn more about them below.

  18. Add Band on the Wall to your Itinerary

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    Band on the Wall

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    Band on the Wall has been a cornerstone of Manchester’s thriving music and cultural landscape for the greater part of a century.

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  19. Add RHS Garden Bridgewater to your Itinerary

    RHS Garden Bridgewater

    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.

  20. Add Manchester Bus Tour ‘Secrets of the City’ with LIVE Guide to your Itinerary

    Manchester Bus Tour ‘Secrets of the City’ with LIVE Guide

    90-minute bus tour celebrating Manchester’s innovative spirit every Saturday at 11:00 and 14:00.

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