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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. 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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  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 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.

  2. Add The Vegetarian Society to your Itinerary

    The Vegetarian Society

    The Vegetarian Society is the place to go for everything you want to know about the world of vegetarian food. Our mission is to inspire, inform and enable people to be vegetarian.

  3. Add Chetham's Library to your Itinerary

    Chetham's Library

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

  4. Add Elizabeth Gaskell's House to your Itinerary

    Elizabeth Gaskell's House

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    Visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to find out about Elizabeth and William’s work, explore the lives of their daughters and servants and discover the Manchester that the Gaskells knew.

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  5. 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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  6. Add Bury Transport Museum to your Itinerary

    Bury Transport Museum

    Housed in the beautifully restored Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, next to the East Lancashire Railway, the museum celebrates vintage transport with a collection of vehicles, memorabilia and interactive exhibits.

  7. 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.

  8. Add Manchester to Lake District Adventure Day Trip to your Itinerary

    Manchester to Lake District Adventure Day Trip

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    An award-winning full day Lake District Adventure tour from Manchester.

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  9. 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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  10. Add Ducie Street Warehouse to your Itinerary

    Ducie Street Warehouse

    Set in the very heart of the city, Ducie Street Warehouse is just 100 yards from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and is home to Manchester’s iconic bar & lounge, restaurant, deli counter, takeaway shop and mini cinema.

  11. Etherow Country Park Woodland and Waterways

    A beautiful and calm woodland walk around mill ponds, rivers and streams with colourful views of the Goyt Valley.

  12. Add Lake District - Cruise, Poetry and Grasmere Gingerbread Day Trip from Manchester to your Itinerary

    Lake District - Cruise, Poetry and Grasmere Gingerbread Day Trip from Manchester

    Enjoy a day trip to the Lake District National Park. With its spectacular scenery and connections with the poet William Wordsworth, ‘Lakeland’, as the locals are more likely to call it, is the UK’s most popular national park.

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  13. Add Didsbury Bicycle Hire to your Itinerary

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire

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    Didsbury Bicycle Hire is a community-based bicycle hire company from Manchester with a difference.

  14. Add Food Sorcery to your Itinerary

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    Food Sorcery

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    Food Sorcery Cookery School and Foodie Event Space; specialising in Cookery Classes, Coffee Lovers Barista Classes, Private Dining, Corporate Events & Team Building. Why not try our Cooking Together concept, half cookery class, half night out at a…

  15. Add Free Manchester Walking Tours to your Itinerary

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    Free Manchester Walking Tours

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    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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  16. Add Museum of the Manchester Regiment to your Itinerary

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    Museum of the Manchester Regiment

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    The museum tells the story of the Regiment and it's soldiers through 200 years of history.

  17. 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.

  18. Add Upside Down House UK to your Itinerary

    Upside Down House UK

    Upside Down House UK™ is the UK's first photo inverted experience.

  19. 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…

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