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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 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.

  2. Add Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive to your Itinerary

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    Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive

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    This hub of activity in the heart of Bolton has enough variety for repeat visits.

  3. 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.

  4. Add Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre

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    In March 2013 the brand new Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre opened it's doors.

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  5. Add The White Hotel to your Itinerary

    The White Hotel

    This lo-fi former garage hosts regular gigs from up and coming artisits.

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  6. 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.

  7. Add The Beatles Story to your Itinerary

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    The Beatles Story

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    The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world's largest permanent exhibition devoted to telling the story of the lives and times of The Beatles. 

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  8. Add Museum of the Manchester Regiment to your Itinerary

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    Museum of the Manchester Regiment

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    The museum tells the story of the Regiment and it's soldiers through 200 years of history.

  9. Add Afternoon Tea Taxi Tour to your Itinerary

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    Afternoon Tea Taxi Tour

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    What’s better than an afternoon tea? Enjoying a delicious classic afternoon tea on a tour of Manchester, of course.

  10. The South Pennine Water Trail

    Discover Hollingworth Lake and Littleborough with this delightful 5 mile walk. With scenic views over the Pennines this circular route takes in some of the best countryside the area has to offer. The initial section of the walk offers easy walking…

  11. Add Salford Museum and Art Gallery to your Itinerary

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    Salford Museum and Art Gallery

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    There is always something for everyone at Salford Museum and Art Gallery, from hands-on activities to modern art!

  12. Add Horwich Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Horwich Heritage Centre

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    Come and discover Horwich through the ages, including the town's important place in locomotive history.

  13. Manchester Food Walks

    Manchester Food Walks combines culture, history and cuisine in its food tours of the city. Full details and online booking at manchesterfoodwalks.co.uk.

  14. Add Electric Playbox to your Itinerary

    Electric Playbox

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    • Campaign We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go

    Making screen time social again, one Adventure at a time.

  15. Add The HSBC UK National Cycling Centre to your Itinerary

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    The HSBC UK National Cycling Centre

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    Britain's first indoor Olympic cycling track, now one of the World's finest and fastest board tracks.

  16. Add Hope Mill Theatre to your Itinerary

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    Hope Mill Theatre

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    Hope Mill Theatre is situated in the Grade II listed Hope Mill – a former cotton mill.

  17. Add Manchester River Cruises to your Itinerary

    Manchester River Cruises

    Manchester River Cruises run regular sightseeing trips from Salford Quays on board the dutch built 'Princess Katherine. The ultimate way to enjoy the historic Manchester Ship Canal and River Irwell.

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  18. Add Robinsons Brewery Tour to your Itinerary

    Robinsons Brewery Tour

    Learn about the science & technical information behind the brewing process and about how Robinsons Brewery selects the ingredients to produce their award winning ales.

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  19. Two Faces of Rivington

    The very popular walking area of Lever Park was laid out by the 1st Lord Leverhulme. The southern loop of this walk, of about 3 miles, offers easy walking along wooded tracks and paths in the park, while the northern loop, about 3.5 miles in length,…

  20. Add Belle Vue Arena to your Itinerary

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    Belle Vue Arena

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    Situated at the heart of Gorton’s state-of-the-art Belle Vue Sports Village, the National Speedway Stadium is the latest addition to Manchester’s expanding collection of world-class sporting venues.

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