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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 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 Littleborough Coach House and Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Littleborough Coach House and Heritage Centre

    Littleborough

    A Grade 2 Listed building of architectural and historical interest within an important conservation area.

  3. Add Walkden Gardens to your Itinerary

    Walkden Gardens

    Manchester

    Known locally as the 'Maze', probably due to the ingenious layout of the beech hedges that border the various sections of the gardens.

  4. Add Queen Elizabeth I Free Grammar School to your Itinerary

    Queen Elizabeth I Free Grammar School

    Middleton

    Thomas Langley, Chancellor of England was educated in Middleton. In 1412 he rebuilt the Parish Church and founded a charity school, the original foundation of the Grammar School.

  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.


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  6. Add Hopwood Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Hopwood Park, Green Flag Award

    Hopwood, Heywood

    Hopwood Park is a small pocket park crammed with facilities and features you would normally only expect in a bigger park.

  7. Add The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama to your Itinerary

    The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

    Bridgeford Street, Manchester

    The Centre incorporates a studio theatre and a newly-built concert hall.

  8. Add Clayton Hall Living History Museum to your Itinerary

    Clayton Hall Living History Museum

    Manchester

    Get in touch with the past and see & feel what it was like to live in Victorian times.

  9. Add Bridgewater Canal to your Itinerary

    Bridgewater Canal

    Trafford

    See the world's first industrial canal, built in 1764.

  10. Add Chat Moss to your Itinerary

    Chat Moss

    Salford

    Chat Moss comprises some 30% of Salford. Within its 2750 hectares, it comprises the largest area of Grade 1 and 2 farmland in Greater Manchester and contains the largest block of semi natural woodland in Greater Manchester.

  11. Add Clwydian Range and Dee Valley to your Itinerary

    Clwydian Range and Dee Valley

    Set out on horseback, jump on a mountain bike or stride out on foot to discover the gorgeous hillsides, forests and heathlands of North East Wales.

  12. Add Worthington Lakes Country Park to your Itinerary

    Worthington Lakes Country Park

    Standish, Wigan

    Worthington Lakes is a joint project run in conjunction with North West Water that offers quiet walks, fishing and picnicking. With access to the Red Rock Cycle and Bridle Way, Worthington Lakes provides something for everyone.

  13. Add Renishaw Hall to your Itinerary

    Renishaw Hall

    Sheffield

    A visit to Renishaw Hall and Gardens is a fantastic day out. Be in the heart of a country estate just 10 miles from Sheffield’s city centre. The Estate has been owned by the Sitwell Family for over 400 years. Tour the Hall, Gardens and Vineyard.

  14. Add Fairfield Moravian settlement to your Itinerary

    Fairfield Moravian settlement

    Manchester

    Visit a unique model village built by the Moravian Church in 1785.

  15. Add Pennington Golf to your Itinerary

    Pennington Golf

    Wigan

    Small golf club in Pennington Flash Country Park. Member of the English and Lancashire Golf
    Union.

  16. Add The Portico Library and Gallery to your Itinerary

    The Portico Library and Gallery

    Manchester

    A beautifully restored Georgian private subscription library founded in 1806.

  17. Add Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award

    Rochdale

    Rochdale's town centre park, the oldest in the borough, is of great historic interest and contains the statue of John Bright MP.

  18. Add Quarry Bank (NT) to your Itinerary

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    Quarry Bank (NT)

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    Quarry Bank is one of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, showing how a complete industrial community lived.  Here you can discover the story of mill workers, entrepreneurs and how the Industrial Revolution changed the world.

  19. Add Manchester Buddhist Centre to your Itinerary

    Manchester Buddhist Centre

    Manchester

    Teaching Buddhism and meditation in Manchester since 1977.

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