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Places to Visit In and Around Manchester

Z-escape: The Library of Enchantment

Ever wanted to step inside a story? Z-escape: The Library of Enchantment is a fun-filled thrilling family-friendly..... See more >
Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road, Manchester M15 5ZA

Z-escape: The Library of Enchantment escape room

Situated within Z-arts young people arts centre, The Library of Enchantment is a multi-themed escape room created... See more >
Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 5ZA

Treetop Golf

An immersive mini golf experience filled with unique courses and lively characters. Play up to 36-holes across two..... See more >
The Printworks, Dantzic St, M4 2BS

Gamz Room Xbox Experience

GAMZBOX is the ultimate party venue for Xbox fans! With large screens, Xbox Gold passes, and retro games like Sega,..... See more >
Bolton old road Atherton M46 9FD

Atherton Escape Rooms.

If you're looking for a fun and unique way to spend some time with friends or family, Atherton Escape Rooms is... See more >

Dunham Massey

National Trust property: Dunham Massey - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Altrincham, WA14 4SJ

Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate

National Trust property: Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for..... See more >
Styal, Wilmslow, SK9 4LA

Tatton Park

National Trust property: Tatton Park - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Knutsford, WA16 6QN

Gallery Oldham

Gallery Oldham provides a wide range of exhibitions and activities targeted at different audiences of all ages within... See more >
Gallery Oldham, Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street, OL1 1AL

Alderley Edge

National Trust property: Alderley Edge - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
c/o Countryside Office, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4UB

Nether Alderley Mill

National Trust property: Nether Alderley Mill - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Congleton Road, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4TW

Hare Hill

National Trust property: Hare Hill - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Over Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4PY
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Things to do around Manchester

Here are some delightful activities for a day out in Manchester, a vibrant city in the north-west of England:

1. Take a Football Stadium Tour:
- Football is life in Manchester! Whether you're a red or a blue, both Manchester United and Manchester City offer stadium tours. Explore the changing rooms, marvel at the pitch, and see the collections of trophies acquired over the years. At Old Trafford, there's even an onsite museum where you can learn about the history of Manchester United's legends. If you're a City fan, book a tour of Etihad Stadium to discover the history and triumphs of Manchester City.

2. Tour Manchester Art Gallery:
- Located in the city center, Manchester Art Gallery houses over 12,500 works of art. Lose yourself among world-class paintings, sculptures, and photographs in both permanent and temporary exhibits.

3. Explore the Northern Quarter:
- Wander through the Northern Quarter, known for its independent boutiques, street art, and trendy cafés. Discover quirky shops, vintage stores, and hidden gems. Don't miss the vibrant atmosphere and unique character of this creative neighborhood.

4. Visit the Science and Industry Museum:
- Learn about revolutionary inventions and Manchester's industrial heritage at the Science and Industry Museum. Explore interactive exhibits, vintage machinery, and historical artifacts. It's a fascinating journey through time and innovation.

5. Enjoy Live Music and Nightlife:
- Manchester is renowned for its music scene. Check out live gigs at iconic venues like Albert Hall, Band on the Wall, or Night & Day Café. After dark, explore the city's diverse bars, pubs, and clubs for a memorable night out.

6. Discover Manchester Cathedral:
- Visit Manchester Cathedral, a historic gem with stunning architecture. Attend a service, admire the stained glass windows, and explore the peaceful cloisters. Don't forget to step outside and enjoy the serene gardens.

7. Explore the Whitworth Art Gallery:
- The Whitworth Art Gallery offers a mix of contemporary and historic art. Wander through its beautiful park setting, enjoy the exhibitions, and relax by the lakeside.

8. Indulge in Food and Drink:
- Manchester boasts a diverse culinary scene. Try local delicacies at the Arndale Market, savor international cuisine in the Chinatown, or enjoy a traditional pub lunch. Don't forget to sample a Manchester tart or a Bury black pudding.

Remember, Manchester has something for everyone – from art and history to music and nightlife!