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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. 5 Drinking Dens to Discover in Manchester City Centre

    Manchester is a city of subterranean spaces, eerie alcoves and voluminous views – some of which can be incorporated into drinking experiences that are sure to be memorable. Forget regular roadside venues and embrace the unusual.

  2. Add Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe to your Itinerary

    Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe

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    Full of fun activities for the kids, fascinating facts for adults and, for the not so young, a chance to share some cherished memories. Come and discover Rochdale's past and, perhaps, help shape its future.

  3. 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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  4. 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,…

  5. 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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  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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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  9. 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.

  10. Add The Met to your Itinerary

    The Met

    The Met is a stunning, award winning live music venue noted nationally for its specialist folk music programme, and also presents a range of music, theatre, comedy and festivals alongside specialist and general workshops for the whole community.

  11. Hawkshaw and Affetside

    A fairly demanding, but very pleasant walk, taking in lanes and field paths through attractive moorland edge scenery. The northern most part of the route is occasionally closed for military training purposes, so you may wish to ring 01204 882991 to…

  12. Add Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Cathedral

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1384 reviews1384 reviews

    A stunning interior with the best late medieval woodwork in the north.

  13. 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!

  14. Political Tours

    New Manchester Walks hosts regular tours about the key events and people from Manchester’s radical political history: the Peterloo Massacre, Marx & Engels’s Manchester, The Pankhursts/Suffragette City.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Liverpool and The Beatles Story Day Trip from Manchester to your Itinerary

    Liverpool and The Beatles Story Day Trip from Manchester

    Enjoy a day trip from Manchester to Liverpool, a city with a unique culture and heritage. It’s also a city with a reputation; a reputation for music, comedy, football and, at the heart of all of this, its people.

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  17. Add Whitworth Hall to your Itinerary

    Whitworth Hall

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

  18. Add Historic Chester with River Cruise, Open Top Bus and Walking Tour Day Trip from Manchester to your Itinerary

    Historic Chester with River Cruise, Open Top Bus and Walking Tour Day Trip from Manchester

    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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  19. Add Brilliant Liverpool Tours to your Itinerary

    Brilliant Liverpool Tours

    Brilliant Tours Ltd are experts at small group private guided tours of the UK with qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guides in licensed luxury vehicles.

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  20. 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.

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