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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 Falinge Park to your Itinerary

    Falinge Park

    Rochdale

    A popular Victorian Park, close to Rochdale Town Centre. Main features are the façade of Falinge Hall and the Mawson designed formal gardens, which are complemented by the restored bandstand.

  2. Add Milnrow Memorial Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Milnrow Memorial Park, Green Flag Award

    Milnrow

    Milnrow Memorial Park was created in 1952, and was built on the site of Cliffe House.

  3. Add Middleton (Boarshaw) Cemetery, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Middleton (Boarshaw) Cemetery, Green Flag Award

    Middleton

    Set within 4.9 hectares, Middleton Cemetery, known locally as Boarshaw Cemetery, is an important local facility and green space.

  4. Add Alexandra Park (Wigan) to your Itinerary

    Alexandra Park (Wigan)

    Newton, Wigan

    Alexandra is a 15 acre park. Various events are held throughout the year

  5. Add Smithills Country Park to your Itinerary

    Smithills Country Park

    Bolton

    An excellent place for walkers, cyclists and horse riders with more than 2,000 acres of moorland, woodland and farmland. Good off-road bridleways, guided trails and picnic areas.

  6. Add Bramall Park to your Itinerary

    Bramall Park

    Bramhall, Stockport

    Timber-framed manor house dating back to the 14th century, with ample gardens and parkland. This magnificent park of woodland and trails is the ideal location for an afternoon stroll.

  7. Add Alexandra Park to your Itinerary

    Alexandra Park

    Whalley Range, Manchester

    Opened in 1870 and built to deter working men away from alehouses on their day off.

  8. Add Hopwood Clough to your Itinerary

    Hopwood Clough

    Hopwood, Middleton

    Centred on Hopwood Hall College, Middleton Hopwood Nature Reserve near Middleton provides a woodland haven for birds and other wildlife whilst the informal paths allow visitors to wander through the woods enjoying their peace and tranquility.

  9. Add Pennine Moonraker -Saddleworth Canal Cruises to your Itinerary

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    Pennine Moonraker -Saddleworth Canal Cruises

    Uppermill, Saddleworth, Oldham

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    Saddleworth Canal Cruises, is home to the Pennine Moonraker - the only narrow boat operating on the Uppermill section of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

  10. Add Chatsworth House to your Itinerary

    Chatsworth House

    Bakewell

    Chatsworth, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. There is always something new to see and do in the house, garden, farmyard & adventure playground.

  11. 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.

  12. Add Depot at Mayfield to your Itinerary

    Depot at Mayfield

    Manchester

  13. Add Rivington Pike to your Itinerary

    Rivington Pike

    Bolton

    Rivington Pike and its tower located on the West Pennine Moors can be seen from miles around. It is 361m (1,200ft) above sea level and offers spectacular views.

  14. Add Rochdale Memorial Gardens, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Memorial Gardens, Green Flag Award

    Rochdale

    The restored Rochdale Memorial Gardens provide a quality public green space in the heart of Rochdale town centre.

  15. Add The Garden House to your Itinerary

    The Garden House

    Stockport

    Home to a wide variety of animals, we welcome charities, organisations, educational establishments and families to come and visit our site and learn about animal welfare.

  16. Add Jump Nation to your Itinerary

    Jump Nation

    Manchester

    Europe’s largest indoor trampoline arena.

  17. Alexandra Park

    Alexandra Park is a Victorian town park, which was built by the people of Oldham during the cotton famine sparked by the American Civil War, which prevented the export of raw cotton from America to Oldham.

    Small areas of clough woodland can be…

  18. Add St John's Gardens to your Itinerary

    St John's Gardens

    Manchester

    Formerly the site of St. John's Church and graveyard, which was demolished in 1931.

  19. Add Deansgate to your Itinerary

    Deansgate

    Manchester

    Deansgate is one of the major thoroughfares of Manchester.

  20. Add St Leonard's Parish Church, Middleton to your Itinerary

    St Leonard's Parish Church, Middleton

    Middleton

    St Leonard's dates predominantly from 1524, but still retains a tower and porch from Cardinal Langley's church built in 1412, together with traces of a Norman church.

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