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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.
    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.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
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  1. Add Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre

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    In March 2013 the brand new Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre opened it's doors.

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  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Add Chetham's Library to your Itinerary

    Chetham's Library

    A seventeenth-century library, believed to be the oldest public library in England.

  5. Add Chinatown to your Itinerary

    Chinatown

    The oriental centre of the city.

  6. Add Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre

    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions and an excellent Visitor Centre.

  7. Add Coliseum Theatre and Heritage & Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Coliseum Theatre and Heritage & Arts Centre

    A new Oldham Coliseum Theatre is to take centre stage in Oldham’s new Cultural Quarter.

  8. Add EventCity to your Itinerary

    EventCity

    Manchester's biggest and most flexible event venue. EventCity is the second largest venue outside of London with a total of 28,000 sq m of space.

  9. Add Manchester International Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester International Festival

    A major highlight in Manchester's cultural calendar, Manchester International Festival (MIF) will return from 1-18 July with a vibrant programme of original new work from across the spectrum of visual and performing arts and music by artists from…

  10. Add Runway Visitor Park to your Itinerary

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    Runway Visitor Park

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    The Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport is home to five aircraft, including the legendary Concorde G-BOAC. The Park’s other aircraft are Nimrod, the DC-10, Trident and the AVRO RJX. Learn more about them below.

  11. Add Wandering Duck to your Itinerary

    Wandering Duck

    Wandering Duck is a hosted canal boat experience of 2-3 nights. Join a scheduled trip, or charter the boat with your friends (up to 10 guests).
    Departs Manchester City Centre and Bugsworth Basin in the Peak District National Park.

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  12. Add Stockport Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Stockport Town Hall

    Stockport Town Hall has plenty to offer -from hosting a memorable dinner dance to providing versatile areas for small meetings and organisations to gather.

  13. Add Treetop Manchester to your Itinerary

    Treetop Manchester

    Treetop Manchester is a woodland adventure like no other. Set in the beautiful woodland of Heaton Park, visitors can adventure in the high trees at Treetop Nets and Treetop Trek. Open all year round, they provide a unique environment for families to…

  14. Add Shambles Square to your Itinerary

    Shambles Square

    Shambles Square is a historic square situated right next to Exchange Square Metrolink station and is home to four main pubs / bars: Crown & Anchor, The Old Wellington Inn, Sinclairs Oyster Bar and The Mitre Hotel. 

  15. Add The Crystal Maze Live Experience to your Itinerary

    The Crystal Maze Live Experience

    In the 90’s, The Crystal Maze was one of the UK’s favourite television shows. Now it’s your turn to be the star of the show.

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  16. 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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  17. Add Ordsall Hall to your Itinerary

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    Ordsall Hall

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    Ordsall Hall is Salford's 'hidden gem'! Dating back over 600 years, it is one of the region's finest examples of an Elizabethan black and white half-timbered manor-house.

  18. Add I'm A Celebrity... Jungle Challenge to your Itinerary

    I'm A Celebrity... Jungle Challenge

    An epic adventure awaits as TV favourite, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, brings the ultimate jungle encounter to Manchester with the £multi-million I’m a Celebrity… Jungle Challenge.

  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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