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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 Whitworth Hall to your Itinerary

    Whitworth Hall

    The neo-Gothic Whitworth Building is a real Manchester treasure.

  2. Add Historic Chester with lunch in the Cathedral Day trip to your Itinerary

    Historic Chester with lunch in the Cathedral Day trip

    Enjoy a day trip to Chester, one of the UK’s most popular city destinations with cobbled streets, hidden cellars and quirky lanes to discover.

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  3. Add Victoria Baths to your Itinerary

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    Victoria Baths

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    Although closed since 1993, the building retains much of it's stained glass and tiling.

  4. Wigan Pier to Arley Hall

    This is a canal-side trail rich in natural history and heritage. Starting at the iconic Wigan Pier, the trail takes you along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal and up Wigan’s famous flight of 23 locks to Top Lock. Then on through the wonderful and…

  5. Add Free Manchester Walking Tours to your Itinerary

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    Free Manchester Walking Tours

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    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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  6. Add Scranchester Food Tours to your Itinerary

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    Scranchester Food Tours

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    A truly immersive food tour of Manchester. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop tour across the city offering edible insights into food history and culture along the way. The tour will include at least eight stops (adding up to a huge…

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  7. Add Staircase House to your Itinerary

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    Staircase House

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    This exciting attraction invites you to time travel through the history of Staircase House from 1460 to WWII. The entire 18-room town house is fully interactive.

  8. 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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  9. Add Blackpool Seaside Resort Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Blackpool Seaside Resort Day Trip

    Enjoy a day out with a Blackpool Big Ticket, giving you entry to 7 different fantastic Blackpool attractions!

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  10. Add Hat Works - Museum of Hatting to your Itinerary

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    Hat Works - Museum of Hatting

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    Hat Works is the UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear.

  11. Add Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum to your Itinerary

    Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

    This museum celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and fire engineering. It boasts a large collection of vintage fire engines as well as medals, equipment, photographs and more.

  12. 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.

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  13. Add Stonerig Raceway to your Itinerary

    Stonerig Raceway

    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…

  14. Add Chetham's School of Music to your Itinerary

    Chetham's School of Music

    A unique cultural institution that combines music, education and heritage.

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  15. Add Chetham's Library to your Itinerary

    Chetham's Library

    A seventeenth-century library, believed to be the oldest public library in England.

  16. Add Manchester Taxi Tours to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Taxi Tours

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    Take a unique tour around Manchester with John Consterdine, the city’s only Green Badge Tour Guide and Taxi Driver.

  17. Add Cheshire Falconry to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Falconry

    Prepare to be amazed as you get hands on with magnificent birds of prey in our range of truly incredible flying experiences.

  18. Add Yeung Family - Cantonese Cookery Class to your Itinerary

    Yeung Family - Cantonese Cookery Class

    Classes are hosted at Yang Sing, and aim to train students in all three disciplines of a Cantonese kitchen.

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  19. Add Coliseum Theatre and Heritage & Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Coliseum Theatre and Heritage & Arts Centre

    A new Oldham Coliseum Theatre is to take centre stage in Oldham’s new Cultural Quarter.

  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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