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There is no shortage of things to see and do in Manchester, here are our picks. Whether you're looking to do some sightseeing or rather attend an event, Manchester has it covered and will make sure to keep you entertained throughout your stay. 

Visit Manchester is the tourist information board for the city - check out their website for a full list of things to see and do while you visit the area.

INTU TRAFFORD CENTRE - 11 MILES

The Trafford Centre is a large indoor shopping centre and leisure complex in Greater Manchester, England. Whatever the brand of the moment, you’ll find it at intu Trafford Centre, which sits at the heart of the established Trafford City area. From Michael Kors to Pull&Bear, and from Ted Baker to 360 Champagne and Cocktails – they’re all at intu Trafford Centre, alongside dozens and dozens of other big names. Compelling in-centre leisure options include a 20-screen Odeon cinema, Namco Funscape with 18 bowling lanes, extensive arcade games and soft play, and Laser Quest.

Manchester United FC, Old Trafford - 11.6 miles

Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United. Only at the Old Trafford Museum & Tour Centre can you get behind the scenes of Manchester United and share 130 years of football. 

LEGOland Discovery Centre & Sealife Centre - 10.5 miles

Enter LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre and it's like you have jumped into the biggest box of LEGO® bricks ever! Experience the new Merlin’s Apprentice ride where guests enter Merlin’s magical potion room and discover a LEGO wizard's world of spells and sorcery.

SEA LIFE

SEA LIFE takes you on an amazing underwater journey of discovery. Get close to magical marine animals, enjoy our hands-on, interactive rockpool, and find out how the SEA LIFE Breed, Rescue and Protect programmes are helping to conserve the oceans. Wander through our family-friendly exhibits to explore a whole new world and discover more than 5,000 stunning sea creatures.

CONCORDE RUNAWAY VISITOR PARK - 1 MILE

Enjoy a great day out for all ages. Take a front row seat to watch the planes take-off, enjoy a restaurant with a view like no other, take home a souvenir and round the day off with a guided tour of BA's flagship Concorde.

TATTON PARK - 6.5 MILES AWAY

Tatton Park is one of the UK's most complete historic estates. It is home to a Tudor Old Hall, Neo-Classical Mansion, 50 acres of landscaped gardens, a deer park and playground.

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