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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 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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  2. Add Oldham Library and Life Long Learning Centre to your Itinerary

    Oldham Library and Life Long Learning Centre

    Oldham Library and Lifelong Learning Centre, full ist of events and services on our website.

  3. Add The Blowout by Kate London to your Itinerary

    The Blowout by Kate London

    The UK’s first champagne blowdry bar, located on the ground floor of No.1 Spinningfields off Quay Street, transforms the typical hair styling experience, where women may enjoy a gorgeous cut and blowdry whilst relaxing with a glass of fizz, without…

  4. Add Donkeystone Brewery (Tours and Tastings) to your Itinerary

    Donkeystone Brewery (Tours and Tastings)

    Welcome to Donkeystone Brewing Co, we are a new and exciting microbrewery producing craft ales in the hills of Saddleworth, creating great-tasting seasonal ales. Our creative yet tasteful ales have a distinctive, thirst-quenching vibe, with many new…

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  5. 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’.

  6. Add Deansgate Locks to your Itinerary

    Deansgate Locks

    Trendy nightspot for those who want to party the night away. You'll find establishments such as The Comedy Store, Revolution and Baa Bar. This canalside location is perfect for those who want to stay in one area, find DJ's playing all night and…

  7. Add Treak Cliff Cavern to your Itinerary

    Treak Cliff Cavern

    Treak Cliff Cavern in Castleton is famous throughout the world for its unique and large deposits of Blue John stone and houses some of the most beautiful cave formations found in the UK.

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  8. Add Palace Theatre to your Itinerary

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    A popular calling point for touring productions and concerts, including big-name West End musicals

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  9. Add Manchester Opera House to your Itinerary

    Manchester Opera House

    A popular calling point for touring productions and concerts, including big-name West End musicals.

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  10. 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.

  11. Worsley Village

    This 3-mile circular walk around Worsley takes in the picturesque village, the Bridgewater Canal, its fascinating heritage and explores the rich woodland area of Worsley Woods.

  12. Add Food Sorcery to your Itinerary

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    Food Sorcery

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    Food Sorcery Cookery School and Foodie Event Space; specialising in Cookery Classes, Coffee Lovers Barista Classes, Private Dining, Corporate Events & Team Building. Why not try our Cooking Together concept, half cookery class, half night out at a…

  13. Add The Pankhurst Centre to your Itinerary

    The Pankhurst Centre

    62 Nelson Street, Manchester, the birthplace of the Suffragette movement, is now the Pankhurst Centre.

  14. Add Stockport Air Raid Shelters to your Itinerary

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    Stockport Air Raid Shelters

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    Step back in time and experience the sights and sounds of Britain's Home Front. Wander around authentically reconstructed tunnels which provide you with first hand experience of daily life in 1940s war-torn Britain.

  15. Add Sale Water Park to your Itinerary

    Sale Water Park

    Sale Water Park, located to the south of the city, is an area of countryside and parkland containing a lake, woodland, meadows, the River Mersey, cafe, restaurant and water sports centre.

  16. 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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  17. Historic Houses, Highest Hill

    This walk takes you from the medieval manor house of Smithills Hall up to the television mast on Winter Hill, which reaches a height of over 1000 feet and is the highest hill in the West Pennine Moors. From these heights there could be views over to…

  18. 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…

  19. Add Manchester Craft Brewery and Beer Tour to your Itinerary

    Manchester Craft Brewery and Beer Tour

    Let Carolina and James (avid craft beer home brewer) take you off the beaten track for an insider's view of Manchester's vibrant local craft beer scene.

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  20. Add Chester Zoo Day trip to your Itinerary

    Chester Zoo Day trip

    Enjoy your day at Chester Zoo, one of the UK’s leading zoos. With 20,000 wild and wonderful animals including 500 exotic and endangered species there is so much to see and do in the 125 hectares of grounds and gardens, a fantastic day out for all…

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  21. Add Bongo's Bingo to your Itinerary

    Bongo's Bingo

    Bongo's Bingo is an outrageous version of a traditional bingo game. Desrcibed as "crazy rave bingo" Bongo's Bingo turns a predisposed evening of bingo on its head. 

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