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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. Rolls Royce in the Revolution Manchester Gallery at the Science and Industry Museum
    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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  4. RHS Garden Bridgewater visitor centre
    Opening 30 July 2020. 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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  5. The Grade 2 listed Great Northern building, a former railway goods distribution warehouse is now a lively leisure and shopping development with bustling bars, restaurants, shops, health club, cinema, casino, bowling alley and an elegant landscaped public square.
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  1. 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…

  2. Ramsbottom, Summerseat and Holcombe

    In some ways a historic trail around Ramsbottom; this circular walk reveals the rich character and close relationship between landscape and community. This walk can be combined with a trip on the restored East Lancashire Steam Railway.

  3. Evening Cruises on the Mersey

    Sing-along to your favourite hits on one of our fantastic tribute night cruises. The two and a half hour cruises run each year from April to September and feature themed music cruises like ABBA, 80s Party Cruise, The Beatles and Sounds of the 70s.…

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  4. Manchester Food Walks

    Manchester Food Walks combines culture, history and cuisine in its food tours of the city. Full details and online booking at manchesterfoodwalks.co.uk.

  5. Add Whitworth Hall to your Itinerary

    Whitworth Hall

    The neo-Gothic Whitworth Building is a real Manchester treasure.

  6. Add Stockport Museum to your Itinerary

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    Stockport Museum

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    Experience 10,000 years of Stockport’s history, as you travel through time from prehistoric Stockport to present day.

  7. Add Treasure Hunt Manchester to your Itinerary

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    Treasure Hunt Manchester

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    Treasure Hunt Manchester will take you on a beautiful route, and send you to fab places, all at your own pace.

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  8. Add Manchester Taxi Tours to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Taxi Tours

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    Take a unique tour around Manchester with John Consterdine, the city’s only Green Badge Tour Guide and Taxi Driver.

  9. Add Hallé St Peter's to your Itinerary

    Hallé St Peter's

    This concert venue sits in the heart of Ancoats and provides rehearsal and recording space for the Hallé.

  10. 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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    Scranchester Food Tours

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    A truly immersive food tour of Manchester. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop tour across the city offering edible insights into food history and culture along the way. The tour will include at least eight stops (adding up to a huge…

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  12. Add Escape to Freight Island to your Itinerary

    Escape to Freight Island

    Located on Baring Street, amid the thrilling regeneration of Depot Mayfield, Escape to Freight Island will become a permanent urban market and festival space - an axis of food, drink, music, immersive entertainment, festival takeovers and family…

  13. Add RHS Garden Bridgewater to your Itinerary

    RHS Garden Bridgewater

    Opening 30 July 2020. 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.

  14. Add Manchester River Cruises to your Itinerary

    Manchester River Cruises

    Manchester River Cruises run regular sightseeing trips from Salford Quays on board the dutch built 'Princess Katherine. The ultimate way to enjoy the historic Manchester Ship Canal and River Irwell.

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  15. Add Liverpool FC and Anfield Stadium Tour Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Liverpool FC and Anfield Stadium Tour Day Trip

    Visit Anfield, the home of Liverpool FC, on a day trip to Liverpool from Manchester. Go behind the scenes at Anfield Stadium, one of the world’s most iconic and historic stadiums, on the LFC Stadium Tour.

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  16. Hawkshaw and Affetside

    A fairly demanding, but very pleasant walk, taking in lanes and field paths through attractive moorland edge scenery. The northern most part of the route is occasionally closed for military training purposes, so you may wish to ring 01204 882991 to…

  17. Add Historic Chester with lunch in the Cathedral Day trip to your Itinerary

    Historic Chester with lunch in the Cathedral Day trip

    Enjoy a day trip to Chester, one of the UK’s most popular city destinations with cobbled streets, hidden cellars and quirky lanes to discover.

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  18. Add Manchester Bus Tour ‘Secrets of the City’ with LIVE Guide to your Itinerary

    Manchester Bus Tour ‘Secrets of the City’ with LIVE Guide

    90-minute bus tour celebrating Manchester’s innovative spirit every Saturday at 11:00 and 14:00.

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  19. Add Manchester Music Walking Tour ‘The Haçienda Years’ to your Itinerary

    Manchester Music Walking Tour ‘The Haçienda Years’

    Relive the heady days of the Haçienda, when Manchester music was at its peak, on a walking tour of the city centre.

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  20. Add Alton Towers Theme Park & Resort Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Alton Towers Theme Park & Resort Day Trip

    Enjoy a day trip to Alton Towers Resort, home to Britain’s best loved theme park with great children’s attractions; ground-breaking, white-knuckle roller coaster rides; special events and much, much more.

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  21. Add Manchester Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Manchester Town Hall

    Built in 1877, Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, neo-gothic classic and home of the Council.

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