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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. 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 Dove Stone Reservoir to your Itinerary

    Dove Stone Reservoir

    Oldham

    Situated on the edge of Oldham and the Peak District National Park, Dove Stone Reservoir is a spectacular area popular with visitors and for family days out. A picturesque spot, with a sailing club, gentle walks and and links to the moorland beyond.

  2. Add The Frenches Wharf to your Itinerary

    The Frenches Wharf

    Greenfield

    The Frenches Wharf development is almost complete. The former Knoll Mill site now includes a pub / restaurant, which opened in 2009 and a small Tesco store, which opened in December 2010.

  3. Add Philips Park to your Itinerary

    Philips Park

    Manchester

    Grade II listed and many of it's 19th Century features are still remaining to this day.

  4. Add Wigan Flashes to your Itinerary

    Wigan Flashes

    Wigan

    There are eight shallow wetlands or ‘Flashes’ in the area which were formed as a result of mining subsidence. Over the years and with careful maintenance the industrial landscape has developed in to a mixture of beautiful habitats.

  5. Add The Lyceum Theatre to your Itinerary

    The Lyceum Theatre

    Oldham

    Five productions are produced each year and take place in there own theatre in the lower ground of the Lyceum building on Union Street Oldham. Click on the website button above for details of the current programme.


    The Lyceum Theatre…

  6. Add Last Drop Village to your Itinerary

    Last Drop Village

    Bolton

    Situated on the fringe of open countryside with superb views across the West Pennine Moors. The Last Drop Village is a picturesque collection of Georgian farm buildings converted into craft and specialist shops, hotel, spa and health club.

  7. Add The Great Orme, Llandudno to your Itinerary

    The Great Orme, Llandudno

    Llandudno

    More than 200 metres above the sea, The Great Orme is an astonishing coastal landmark with Stone Age origins and nature reserve status. Take an enchanting guided walk, head to the summit on the Tramway, spot some rare species or relax at the café or…

  8. Add Anson Engine Museum to your Itinerary

    Anson Engine Museum

    Stockport

    As featured on TV, this multi award winning museum in the Cheshire Peak District has a great deal to offer visitors.

  9. Add Cloudwater Brewery to your Itinerary

    Cloudwater Brewery

    Manchester

    Take a tour of the world-famous, award-winning Cloudwater to see how they brew their high-quality beer.

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  10. Add Chorlton Park to your Itinerary

    Chorlton Park

    Manchester

    Opened in 1928 now home to a bowls pavilion, children's playground, basketball court and football areas.

  11. Add Cockfields Farm to your Itinerary

    Cockfields Farm

    Oldham

    Cockfields Farm Park

    Enjoy a Fabulous Family day out down on the farm, animal activities running every half an hour 7 days a week. Large free car park, Gift Shop & Cafe

    Cockfields Farm Park is located on the Border of Ashton Under Lyne & Oldham in…

  12. Add The Factory to your Itinerary

    The Factory

    Manchester

    Opening in 2021. The Factory is a flagship new cultural venue led by Manchester City Council in partnership with the team behind Manchester International Festival.

  13. York Minster

    York

    The largest gothic cathedral in northern Europe.

  14. Add Godlee Observatory to your Itinerary

    Godlee Observatory

    UMIST, Sackville Street, Manchester

    Astronomical observatory, 300mm Newtonian reflecting telescope, 200mm Refracting telescope, tours, mini lectures and slide shows.

  15. Add Bugsworth Basin to your Itinerary

    Bugsworth Basin

    High Peak, Stockport

    Bugsworth Basin was the largest inland port on the narrow canal system. Restored by volunteers of the Inland Waterways Protection Society and re-opened to boats in 2005, today it is the only surviving canal and tramway interchange in the UK.

  16. Add Saddleworth Moor to your Itinerary

    Saddleworth Moor

    Oldham

    Saddleworth is traditionally typified as the view of wide open expanse of hill and moorland, in contrast to its past, Saddleworth's environment is now one of the attractions which draws city dwellers to breathe in its air.

  17. Add Gawsworth Hall to your Itinerary

    Gawsworth Hall

    Macclesfield

    Black and white, half timbered, fifteenth century hall, surrounded by well tended gardens and lakes.

  18. Add Oldham Athletic Football Club @ Boundary Park to your Itinerary

    Oldham Athletic Football Club @ Boundary Park

    Oldham

    Formed in 1895, Oldham Athletic are celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2020, playing at Boundary Park since 1899.

    The current capacity of the ground is 13,560 with the First Team using the Boundary Park for home league and cup fixtures. Whilst…

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  19. Add Piccadilly Gardens to your Itinerary

    Piccadilly Gardens

    Manchester

    A place to relax in the heart of the city.

  20. Add NGS Open Garden: 199 Stockport Road to your Itinerary

    NGS Open Garden: 199 Stockport Road

    Timperley, Altrincham

    Open Garden for NGS

  21. Add Jubilee Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Jubilee Park, Green Flag Award

    Middleton

    A Green Flag Award, this lovely little park is located in the town’s conservation area, between the recently renovated Middleton Library and St Leonards Church. It has an elegant bandstand and plenty of seating.

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