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Things to See and Do in Manchester

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  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.
    1. 28 May 202131 Aug 2021
  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. Culture in Manchester
    On this site you’ll find re-opening museums, galleries and libraries, theatre performances and film, music and dance and a special section with events just for families.
  4. 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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  5. 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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  1. Add East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    East Lancashire Railway

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    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. Add The Printworks to your Itinerary

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    The Printworks

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    The Printworks is a buzzing, entertainment complex located in the heart of Manchester.

  3. Add Chill Factore to your Itinerary

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    Chill Factore

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    Looking for the perfect place to have fun with the family? Manchester’s real snow centre Chill Factore is the ideal destination for any family adventure.

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  4. Add Chester Zoo to your Itinerary

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    Chester Zoo

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    Chester Zoo is home to over 21,000 endangered and exotic animals based in beautiful, award-winning gardens and is the nearest large zoo to Manchester. With over 500 different animal species in their 125 acres, visitors are sure to have an adventure…

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  5. Add The Stoller Hall to your Itinerary

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    The Stoller Hall

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    The Stoller Hall puts you closer to the music, with a uniquely personal live music experiences that you won't forget.   

    Based in the heart of Manchester, our concert Hall offers a world-class acoustic experience and our adventurous programme…

  6. Add Coronation Street The Tour to your Itinerary

    Coronation Street The Tour

    Coronation Street The Tour promises to take guests on a trip down the nation’s most famous street and discover the hidden world which lies behind the camera lens.

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  7. Add Emirates Old Trafford to your Itinerary

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    Emirates Old Trafford

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    Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Cricket Club is a world- class sporting venue. With over 150 years of history the Club is one of the most sought after venues for international cricket and has witnessed some of the sport’s most iconic…

  8. Add Manchester Museum to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Museum

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    Lots of amazing sights from the natural world and different cultures.

  9. Add Science and Industry Museum to your Itinerary

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    Science and Industry Museum

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    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.

  10. Add The University of Manchester to your Itinerary

    The University of Manchester

    The University of Manchester holds a special place in history. Its origins as England’s first civic university are closely linked to Manchester’s development as the world’s first industrial city.

  11. Add Spinningfields to your Itinerary

    Spinningfields

    One of the city’s most vibrant destinations, Spinningfields is a thriving hub for work, rest and play.

  12. Add Manchester City Football Club Stadium and Club Tour to your Itinerary

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    Manchester City Football Club Stadium and Club Tour

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    The Manchester City Stadium Tour is the most immersive tour experience in Premier League football. Using the latest technology, dreams come true as you and your loved ones sit and interact with Pep Guardiola in the press room.

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  13. 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.

  14. 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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  15. Add Palace Theatre to your Itinerary

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    Palace Theatre

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

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  16. 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.

  17. Add Hatch to your Itinerary

    Hatch

    Hatch is an award-winning destination located under the Mancunian Way on Oxford Road. Home to over 30 independent traders who rotate frequently there are places to eat, drink and shop.

  18. 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!

  19. Add AJ Bell Stadium to your Itinerary

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    AJ Bell Stadium

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    Welcome to the AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester’s brand new conference and events destination. The AJ Bell Stadium is ideally situated adjacent to the M60 and within easy reach of Manchester’s vibrant city centre.

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