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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 Welsh Highland Railway to your Itinerary

    Welsh Highland Railway

    The Welsh Highland Railway is the UK's longest heritage railway and runs for 25 miles from Caernarfon where trains start from beneath the castle walls for the journey to Porthmadog.

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  2. Add Hallé Orchestra to your Itinerary

    Hallé Orchestra

    After 162 years the Hallé is embarking on its first digital season. The orchestra is numbered amongst the world’s top symphonic ensembles, and continues to seek ways to enhance and refresh what it undertakes, with aspirations to provide leadership…

  3. Add Cadbury World ‘Chocolate Delights’ Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Cadbury World ‘Chocolate Delights’ Day Trip

    There is so much to see and do on a day trip to Cadbury World, from learning how your favourite confectionary is made to uncovering the fascinating story of Cadbury chocolate.

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  4. 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.

  5. Add Challenge 4 Change to your Itinerary

    Challenge 4 Change

    Challenge 4 Change is a unique indoor urban activity centre based near Media City in Trafford Park. It is a one of a kind venue that every member of the family is sure to love!

  6. Add Summit Up Climbing Centre to your Itinerary

    Summit Up Climbing Centre

    Summit Up Climbing features the North of England’s highest and largest Clip ’n Climb as well as rope climbing and bouldering facilities for novice to advanced climbers. The Clip ’n Climb features 35 exciting challenges including the adrenaline…

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  7. Add Victoria Warehouse to your Itinerary

    Victoria Warehouse

    Victoria Warehouse is an innovative event space in the heart of Manchester, one of Europe’s most exciting cities.

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  8. New Manchester Music Tours – On the Road

    You’ve heard the songs, seen the groups, played the records…now visit the sights and hear the stories where Manchester music history was made on the road with New Manchester Music Tours.

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  9. 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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  10. Add Brief Encounter Film Location and English Stately Home to your Itinerary

    Brief Encounter Film Location and English Stately Home

    Visit the setting of one of the greatest British films of all time at Carnforth Station Heritage Centre before heading to Leighton Hall, the historic seat of the Gillow family, which is still occupied by them to this day.

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  11. Add BBC Philharmonic to your Itinerary

    BBC Philharmonic

    The BBC Philharmonic is based in Salford. It performs at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, tours the North of England and welcomes audiences in its recording studio at MediaCityUK.

  12. Add Electric Playbox to your Itinerary

    Electric Playbox

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    Making screen time social again, one Adventure at a time.

  13. Add The Beatles Story to your Itinerary

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    The Beatles Story

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    The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world's largest permanent exhibition devoted to telling the story of the lives and times of The Beatles. 

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  14. 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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  15. Add Hall i' th' Wood Museum to your Itinerary

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    Hall i' th' Wood Museum

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    This Grade 1, 16th century half-timbered hall is one of the north-west’s most important buildings.
    Enjoy displays of 17th and early 18th century furniture, objects and artefacts, learn more about the life and work of Samuel Crompton.

  16. Peel Tower, Holcombe Moor and Ramsbottom

    This (sometimes strenuous) circular walk gives you everything; spectacular views woodland, riverside rambling and heritage. Have a rest when you reach Peel Tower to catch your breath and admire views across Manchester and the North West. (Please…

  17. Add The UK’s first Doctor Who Escape Room is now open in Manchester to your Itinerary

    The UK’s first Doctor Who Escape Room is now open in Manchester

    Now it seems Manchester has connections to other dimensions too – or at least in the most enjoyable sense – as the UK’s first official Doctor Who live escape game is now open.

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  18. 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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  19. New Manchester Walks

    New Manchester Walks is the only official tour group in the North-West open to all guides, past, present and future, without fear or favour.

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  20. 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.

  21. Add Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Day Trip

    Enjoy a day trip to Cheshire Oaks, the UK’s largest Designer Outlet, with a quarter-million square foot of retail space, comprising more than 145 boutiques, restaurants and cafés.

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