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Things to See and Do in Manchester

Culture, nightlife, history, and good fun in Greater Manchester

  1. East Lancashire Railway train travelling over countryside bridge
    A twelve mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming villages and picturesque scenery with well-equipped stations boasting cafés, pubs, gift shops and more.
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  2. Castlefield Gallery in Manchester
    Established by artists in 1984, Castlefield Gallery is Manchester’s first public contemporary visual art gallery dedicated to the advancement of contemporary visual art and artists.
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  3. People in an exhibition in the National Football Museum
    Whether you’re a die hard football fan, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, enjoy a visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.
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  4. Trafford Water Sports Centre
    Trafford Water Sports Centre, located at Sale Water Park, offers a wide range of water sports taster activities where you can try paddle boarding (SUP), kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing or sailing.
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Child playing minigolf at Treetop Adventure Golf
    Swing by for an epic mini golf adventure with two indoor, 18-hole courses, plus cracking coffee, tropical cocktails and tasty jungle grub.
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  1. Add Upside Down House UK to your Itinerary

    Upside Down House UK

    Upside Down House UK™ is the UK's first photo inverted experience.

  2. St Oswald Church

    The present St Oswald Church was built in 1358 but since then parts of it have been rebuilt or restored. The Tower remains over 600 years old but the South Aisle was rebuilt in 1530 (and restored again in 1836). The North Aisle was rebuilt in 1580.…

  3. Add Bridgewater Canal Guided Tours to your Itinerary

    Bridgewater Canal Guided Tours

    Weekly and monthly tours around the Bridgewater Canal area.

  4. Add Chatsworth House and Gardens, National Park and Bakewell Pudding Day Trip from Manchester to your Itinerary

    Chatsworth House and Gardens, National Park and Bakewell Pudding Day Trip from Manchester

    Enjoy a trip to Chatsworth, the magnificent home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park. There are 30 spectacular rooms to explore in the main house, and a 105-acre garden famous for its…

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  5. Add Heaton Hall & Park Tour: Glorious interiors and glorious landscape. to your Itinerary

    Heaton Hall & Park Tour: Glorious interiors and glorious landscape.

    A rare visit inside the house where guests will see stunning interiors that mix elegance, opulence and drama.

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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 Elizabeth Gaskell's House Classical Novelists Tour to your Itinerary

    Elizabeth Gaskell's House Classical Novelists Tour

    A 45 minute early bird tour of the House before it opens led by a knowledge guide.

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  8. 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.

  9. Add O2 Ritz to your Itinerary

    O2 Ritz

    This legendary nightclub and live music venue has been drawing crowds for generations.

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  10. Add Canal Street to your Itinerary

    Canal Street

    Out and proud bars, restaurants, cafés and clubs offer warm welcomes throughout the day and night.

  11. 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’.

  12. 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,…

  13. Add The Spirit of Manchester Distillery to your Itinerary

    The Spirit of Manchester Distillery

    Welcome to The Spirit of Manchester Distillery, the home to award-winning Manchester Gin, Manchester Spirit Vodka and One-Eyed Rebel.

  14. Add Manchester Central to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Central

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    Manchester Central is an award winning, globally renowned venue in the heart of one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

  15. Add BusyBus Adventure Day Tours to Yorkshire to your Itinerary

    BusyBus Adventure Day Tours to Yorkshire

    BusyBus Full Day Adventure tours to The Lake District.

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  16. 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…

  17. 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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  18. Add Afternoon Tea in Cloud 23 to your Itinerary

    Afternoon Tea in Cloud 23

    Enjoy an indulgent afternoon with Cloud 23 providing afternoon tea in Manchester.

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  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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