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City break in Manchester. Active leisure ideas for Manchester - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Manchester University Manchester is a great entertaining center which will stun its visitors will plenty of destinations to visit and enjoy. Due to a variety of entertaining establishments, sport centers and scenic parks, each day of Manchester holiday will turn adventurous and exciting. Open air leisure enthusiasts will love the Runway Visitor park featuring excellent facilities for recreation with kids. The parkland offers a big picnic area, several playing grounds and attractions for kids as well as numerous alleys for those fond of hiking.
Manchester is a great city for shopping, there are large shopping streets, and ultramodern shopping centres, and a lot of small speciality stores. The location of the most prestigious shops … Open
The Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens will be of great interest and enjoy as the garden presents the most incredible plants brought to Manchester from far off exotic countries. Among other tourist attracting parks one should visit Heaton, Platt Fields, Didsbury and Abbotsfield. Manchester also offers the city guests an excellent golf center which is located on the premises of the Chorlton park. Any moment its visitors may stop the game and enjoy surrounding park sceneries.
The Aerial Extreme complex is the most popular of the entertaining centers of the city. The complex is an excellent place for family visit with kids of all ages. The center features amazing playing grounds and attractions for the youngest visitors as well as some extreme attractions for thrill seekers. The Legoland Discovery center is smaller however not a less interesting and engaging place for recreation. The Pure Magic entertaining complex is as well worth visiting as it offers a vast choice of slot machines to try one’s luck. Copyright
Discovering the architecture of Manchester from bird's eye view! Manchester Town Hall, Manchester Central Library, Old Trafford, Imperial War Museum North, all those monuments are defining the image of Manchester … Open
Shopping addicts will not be able to find a better place for hunting brand clothes and footwear than the Affleck’s Palace shopping center. It comprises over 50 shops and departments of different trends offering clothes and footwear of the finest quality as well as stylish accessories and perfumes. To hunt some memorable gifts and souvenirs one should set off to the Triangle shopping center featuring a great choice of different goods.
MediaCityUK at night, Salford Quays, Manchester Plenty of clubs and night entertaining establishments will enjoy the nightlife fans. All the clubs and bars offer the guests engaging entertaining programs. The Bird Cage club is known for its astonishing parties. The Shambles bar will be of great interest and pleasure not only for music fans but for genuine gourmands. The bar’s speciality is oysters. Plenty of snacks and cocktails will be a perfect complement to a pleasurable evening. Among other night clubs The Molly House, Mr. Thomas' Chop House and Cloud 23 are of most interest among tourists and local residents.
Wheel of Manchester, The Bridgewater Hall, Beetham Tower, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Manchester … Open
Those who prefer active pastime will definitely like Manchester, there is a beautiful rope town called Treetop Trek, a great place for climbing the cable car. Leisure here is perfect for the whole family, even beginners can try this activity. If you enjoy outdoor activities, be sure to visit two more interesting places-namely, Carrington Riding Centre or Wythenshawe Park Riding Stables, where you can learn to ride. It is not important what centre you choose, spending time here will bring great impressions and unforgettable experience to you. Not only adults but also children can ride a horse or a pony here.
Manchester Locals love to spend time in casinos, small establishments of this kind are scattered throughout the city, the largest among them is Manchester235 Casino, where poker and roulette are available for visitors, and in addition to a gambling-a luxurious restaurant with excellent cuisine and cocktails will please every gourmet. You should remember that there is a dress code in the casino. A mini version of the aristocrats ' favourite game is also popular in Manchester, there are several great centres in the city where you can have a great time playing mini Golf. Such centres are Treetop Adventure Golf, Junkyard Golf Club, and Paradise Island Adventure Golf. All mini-Golf courses are remarkably stylized, it is quite difficult to choose the best one because each of them is worth a visit.
Manchester is a county city located in Lancashire. The city is situated on the bank of the Irwell River on the western slope of the Pennines hill. The city was founded in the X century by … Open
Indoor climbing is also popular in Manchester, as evidenced by the number of climbing walls that can be found in the city. Among them-complexes Manchester Climbing Centre, Rock Over Climbing, and Depot Climbing Centre. For those who want to have a good laugh and get a charge of positive emotions, it is useful to mention the best comedy clubs that are located in Manchester. These are the Comedy Store, as well as the Frog and Bucket Comedy Club, where the best stand-up artists always perform. Those who want to spend time a little more active, while getting an adrenaline rush, should definitely visit the centre called iFLY Indoor Skydiving, visited by those who are a little afraid to jump with a parachute but can do it in the centre, having tried indoor parachuting.
Manchester Cathedral from Blackfriars Bridge Another favourite pastime for tourists and locals — paintball and laser tag, among the best centres that can offer a wonderful holiday, you should highlight the clubs Flip Out and Paintball HQ. Archertype club is visited by those who want to develop their accuracy by shooting a bow. The centre skillfully combines archery and team games. While in Manchester, it is worth visiting one of the culinary studios, where you can spend time, taste dishes and learn gastronomic secrets. So, in Manchester Wine School visitors will be taught to choose the right wine, and in Food Sorcery you can learn to cook as they do in the UK. Many travellers also attend art courses Creative Art Courses, excellent impressions from such a pastime, visitors will get a thousand of great impressions.
There are excellent recreational facilities for active family entertainment in Manchester. You can find many beautiful parks and entertainment centers in the city. It would be interesting to … Open
Entertainment in Manchester can be varied by visiting the escape quests centres, and you can find a club to your taste in the city, while all rooms are decorated in the appropriate style of the plot. Breakout centre has at its disposal the largest number of rooms, here only a lazy person will not be able to choose a suitable plot. Club Lucardo has rooms with mystical, spy, and gangster themes. No less interesting is the centre Lockin Real Escape, in its rooms you can try yourself as a prisoner who needs to escape from prison or stay a robber of works of art. The game participants are given 60 minutes to complete each of the tasks. You can use all your ingenuity in solving a certain problem in another club-namely, The Crystal Maze, where participants need to escape from the maze.
Manchester Art Gallery Among other interesting entertainment centres are virtual Hideout Manchester and ImmotionVR (where you can have a great time discovering a new world at the virtual reality station), Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing (the club involves a fun pastime in the favourite game of the British "throw the axe"), as well as TeamSport Indoor Karting Manchester Central (where you can ride cars). The Wheel of Manchester also deserves your attention, it offers wonderful views of the city and its surroundings. Special experiences await young tourists who will certainly appreciate riding on the "Ferris wheel".
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Manchester and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Manchester

Dry Bar
Where: Oldham Street 28-30, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 236 9840;
Matt & Phred’s
Where: 85 Oldham Street, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 831 7002;
Where: Smithfields Unit 4, Tomas Street, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 839 7195;
Kro 2
Where: Oxford House, Oxford Road, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 236 1048;
Peveril Of The Peak
Where: Great Bridgewater Street 127, Manchester;
Where: Arhes 3a Whitworth Street West, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 819 5858;
Where: Arch 7 Deansgate Lock Whitworth Street West, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 839 7558;
The Marcble Arch Inn
Where: 73 Rochdale Road, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 832 5914;
Corbieres Wine Cavern
Where: 2 half Moon Street, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 834 3381;
Where: Radium Street, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 236 5444;
The Ritz
Where: Whitworth Street, Manchester; Telephone: +44 (0)161 236 4355;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Manchester
♥   Regional Park 'Stones Country' , 124.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Manchester
♥   Amusement park 'Gulliver’s World' , 26.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Knowsley Safari Park' , 38.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Southport Pleasureland' , 54.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Alton Towers Resort' , 59.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gulliver’s Kingdom' , 60.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Manchester
♥   Water park 'Water World' Stoke-on-Trent, 50.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Calypso Cove at the Barnsley Metrodome' Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 51.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alton Towers Waterpark' Staffordshire, 59.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Sandcastle' Blackpool, 64.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Manchester
♥   Restaurant 'Second Floor Brasserie at Harvey Nichols' Manchester. Type - Modern British. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'The French by Simon Rogan' Manchester. Type - Creative. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Manchester House' Manchester. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Mr Cooper’s' Manchester. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Wings' Manchester. Type - Chinese. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Manchester - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Manchester - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Manchester?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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