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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 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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  2. Add Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Cathedral

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

  3. Add The Edwardian Manchester's Spa and Gym to your Itinerary

    The Edwardian Manchester's Spa and Gym

    The hotel’s The Spa & Gym, located on the lower ground floor, is a truly relaxing urban  escape. Natural,  tactile  oak walls are contrasted by exposed ceilings and crittall glass dividers, reinterpreting the city’s industrial look with a…

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  4. Add Bridgewater Canal Guided Tours to your Itinerary

    Bridgewater Canal Guided Tours

    Weekly and monthly tours around the Bridgewater Canal area.

  5. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

    Gothic heart of Manchester city centre. Home to the town hall and many seasonal events.

  6. Add Caving Experience in The Peak District to your Itinerary

    Caving Experience in The Peak District

    Take a step into the dark, secret and mysterious world of horizontal/vertical caves and ancient mines.

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  7. Add Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre

    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport".

  8. 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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  9. Add Waterside Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Waterside Arts Centre

    Waterside Arts Centre is home to a variety of flexible arts & events spaces including the Lauriston Gallery and Robert Bolt theatre.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Didsbury Bicycle Hire to your Itinerary

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire is a community-based bicycle hire company from Manchester with a difference.

  12. Add Chinatown to your Itinerary

    Chinatown

    The oriental centre of the city.

  13. Add Whistle Punks Axe Throwing to your Itinerary

    Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

    Yes, you’ve read that correctly. We’ve taken the axe throwing out of the woodland and brought it into the heart of Manchester.

  14. 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.

  15. Add Yorkshire Day Trip Adventure From Manchester to your Itinerary

    Yorkshire Day Trip Adventure From Manchester

    An award-winning full day Yorkshire Adventure tour from Manchester.

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  16. Add Manchester to Lake District Adventure Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Manchester to Lake District Adventure Day Trip

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    An award-winning full day Lake District Adventure tour from Manchester.

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  17. 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’.

  18. Add Band on the Wall to your Itinerary

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    Band on the Wall

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    Band on the Wall has been a cornerstone of Manchester’s thriving music and cultural landscape for the greater part of a century.

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  19. 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…

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