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Alan Turing Memorial
Alan Turing Memorial

Manchester, England Alan Turing Memorial Have a seat with the father of modern computing at this Manchester monument.

Barton Swing Aqueduct,
Barton Swing Aqueduct,

The Barton Swing Aqueduct is a moveable navigable aqueduct in Barton upon Irwell, Greater Manchester, England. It carries the Bridgewater Canal across the Manchester Ship Canal. The swinging action allows large vessels using the ship canal to pass underneath and smaller craft, both narrowboats and broad-beam barges to cross over the top.

Beetham Tower
Beetham Tower

Beetham Tower (also known as the Hilton Tower) is a landmark 47-storey mixed use skyscraper in Manchester, England. Completed in 2006, it is named after its developers, the Beetham Organisation, and was designed by SimpsonHaugh and Partners.

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Breakout Manchester
Breakout Manchester

Breakout Manchester is a unique and fun experience for friends or family. It is Manchester’s real life escape room game. In teams of 2 - 5 you have 60 minutes to escape a locked room filled with puzzles.

Bury Market
Bury Market

Bury is known for its open-air Bury Market and the traditional local dish, black pudding. The Manchester Metrolink tram system has a terminus in the town. Bury-born Sir Robert Peel was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and founded the Metropolitan Police and Conservative Party.

Canal Street
Canal Street

Canal Street, the centre of the Manchester Gay Village, is a street in Manchester city centre in North West England. The pedestrianised street, which runs along the west side of the Rochdale Canal, is lined with gay bars and restaurants.

Castlefield
Castlefield

Castlefield is in the city centre ward of Manchester. To the west is the River Irwell and Salford, to the south lie the Bridgewater Canal, the River Medlock and the Rochdale Canal.

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Cathedral Gardens
Cathedral Gardens

Cathedral Gardens, Manchester Cathedral Gardens is an open space in Manchester city centre, in North West England. It is bounded by Victoria railway station to the north, Chetham's School of Music to the west, the perimeter of Manchester Cathedral and the Corn Exchange on Fennel Street to the south and Urbis to the east.

Chetham's Library
Chetham's Library

Chetham’s Library has been in continuous use as a free public library for over 350 years. It is housed in a beautiful sandstone building dating from 1421 which was built to accommodate the priests of Manchester’s Collegiate Church.

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Chinatown, Manchester
Chinatown, Manchester

Chinatown in Manchester, England is an ethnic enclave in the city centre. It is the second largest Chinatown in the United Kingdom and the third largest in Europe.

Deansgate
Deansgate

The Deansgate area (not to be mistaken with Deansgate Locks, a mile away) offers some of the trendiest bars in Manchester city centre. Located at the top end of Deansgate, the mile long road that runs through the city centre, it's surrounded by the designer department stores and popular shopping streets and is a stone's throw from the Manchester Arena and Royal Exchange Theatre.

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Deansgate Locks
Deansgate Locks

Deansgate Locks Bars Manchester The converted arches on Whitworth Street West, at the bottom end of Deansgate house some of the most popular bars in the city centre. Not to be mistaken with the Deansgate area of Manchester (a mile walk away), 'The Locks', as they are better known locally, are famous for their trendy bars and clubs, all offering sun terrace drinking in the summer.

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East Lancashire Railway
East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway Bolton Street Station, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY. ... The East Lancashire Light Railway Company Limited registered in England and Wales.

Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden
Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden

Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens, Manchester: See 272 reviews, articles, and 133 photos of Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens, ranked No.15 on TripAdvisor among 196 attractions in Manchester.

Granada Studios
Granada Studios

After Granada secured the contract for broadcasting to the North of England on weekdays, the company built a television studio complex while the BBC Manchester and ABC (originally Granada's weekend counterpart) respectively converted a former church/film studio and cinema in the city for television use.

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Greater Manchester Police Museum
Greater Manchester Police Museum

CONTACT Address 57a Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET Phone 0161 856 4500 Email police.museum@gmp.police.uk Twitter gmpmuseum Facebook gmpmuseum Contact Form Link RELATED About Volunteers Terms & Conditions Contact ABOUT THE MUSEUM The Museum was founded in 1981.

Heaton Park
Heaton Park

Home page for Heaton Park - find out what to see and do in the park Manchester City Councils index of documents and pages organised within the following categories, Sports, leisure & the Arts, Parks, playgrounds & open spaces, Heaton Park

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Huddersfield Narrow Canal
Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Huddersfield Narrow Canal East, Lock 11 to Lock 4 (Milnsbridge to Manchester Road) 14th May 2018 8:30am to 14th Sep 2018 5:30pm The Huddersfield Narrow Canal Towpath is being improved between Lock 4 (Milnsbridge) and Lock 11 (Manchester Road).

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Imperial War Museum North
Imperial War Museum North

IWM North is located on The Quays, Greater Manchester’s unique waterfront destination. Within just one square mile, you will find a hub of culture, history and sport venues making The Quays the ideal destination for a full day out.

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John Rylands Library
John Rylands Library

The John Rylands Library and the library of the University of Manchester merged in July 1972 into the John Rylands University Library of Manchester; today it is part of The University of Manchester Library.

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Legal Owner: Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd. ©2018 LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester. Website by Semantic. LEGO®, the LEGO logo, DUPLO, the Brick and Knob configuration, the Minifigure and LEGOLAND® are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2016 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.

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Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery

In response to these concerns, Claire Gannaway of Manchester Art Gallery stressed that this was not about censorship, but about "outdated and damaging stories this whole part of the gallery is still telling through the contextualising and interpretation of collection displays".

Manchester Cathedral
Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George, in Manchester, England, is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Manchester, seat of the Bishop of Manchester and the city's parish church.

Manchester Craft and Design Centre
Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Meet the Makers, Discover the History, Experience Craft & Design Here at Manchester Craft & Design our aim is to make contemporary visual art, craft and design accessible for all. Our former Victorian fishmarket building is situated at the heart of Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter and houses some of the region’s most talented artists, designers and makers.

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Manchester Museum
Manchester Museum

Manchester Museum appoints first female Director. Manchester Museum has appointed Esme Ward as its Director, the first woman to hold the role in the Museum’s 125-year history

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Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour
Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour

The Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour offers a range of gift experiences for the United fan in your life. A standard Museum & Stadium Tour for Official Members is just £9 for Adults and £6 for Children, and for non-Official Members, prices are just £18 for Adults and £12 for Children.

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Museum of Science and Industry
Museum of Science and Industry

Free entry Open daily 10.00–17.00 MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY LIVERPOOL ROAD MANCHESTER M3 4FP View on google maps

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National Football Museum
National Football Museum

The world's biggest and best football museum. Home to football's greatest stories, from Pele to Pickles. Open daily, free admission. Manchester city centre.

Northern Quarter
Northern Quarter

The Northern Quarter (N4 or NQ) is an area of Manchester city centre, England, between Piccadilly station, Victoria station and Ancoats, centred on Oldham Street, just off Piccadilly Gardens. It was defined and named in the 1990s as part of the regeneration and gentrification of Manchester.

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Old Trafford
Old Trafford

Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United. With a capacity of 74,994, it is the largest club football stadium (and second largest overall after Wembley Stadium) in the United Kingdom, and the eleventh-largest in Europe.

Old Trafford Cricket Ground
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. It opened in 1857 as the home of Manchester Cricket Club and has been the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club since 1864.

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People's History Museum
People's History Museum

People's History Museum Left Bank Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER 0161 838 9190

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Philips Park, Clayton
Philips Park, Clayton

Jurassic Kingdom comes to Philips Park Read More. Watch: Treetop Trek zipline course opens at Manchester's Heaton Park; A total of 30 different dinosaurs - including a T-Rex, Diplodocus, and Dilophosaurus - have been carefully recreated in stunning detail.

Piccadilly Gardens
Piccadilly Gardens

Piccadilly Gardens is a green space in Manchester city centre, England, between Market Street and the edge of the Northern Quarter. Piccadilly runs eastwards from the junction of Market Street with Mosley Street to the junction of London Road with Ducie Street; to the south are the gardens and paved areas.

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Platt Fields Park
Platt Fields Park

Platt Fields Park is a large public park in Fallowfield, Manchester, England which is home to Platt Hall. Fallowfield lies to the south and Wilmslow Road runs along its eastern edge.

Quarry Bank Mill
Quarry Bank Mill

Quarry Bank Mill is on the outskirts of Styal in Cheshire, abutting and to the south of Manchester Airport. The mill is on the bank of the River Bollin which provided water to power the waterwheels. It was connected by road to the Bridgewater Canal for transporting raw cotton from the port of Liverpool.

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Rochdale Canal
Rochdale Canal

The Rochdale Canal is a navigable broad canal in Northern England, between Manchester and Sowerby Bridge, part of the connected system of the canals of Great Britain. Its name refers to the town of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, through which it passes. The Rochdale is a broad canal because its locks are wide enough to allow vessels of 14 feet width.

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Sackville Gardens
Sackville Gardens

Sackville Gardens, Turing memorial on the right, looking towards Canal Street Sackville Gardens in Manchester, England, is bounded by Manchester College's Shena Simon Campus on one side and Whitworth Street, Sackville Street and the Rochdale Canal and Canal Street on the others.

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SEA LIFE Manchester
SEA LIFE Manchester

Looking for things to do in Manchester? Visit SEA LIFE Manchester and get closer than ever before to over 5000 creatures. Don't miss the chance to soak up the amazing view from the sea bed in our Ocean Tunnel.

St Ann's Church, Manchester
St Ann's Church, Manchester

Information about St. Ann's Church, Manchester. Liberation Church UK SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY CENTRE, Moisant Street, off Higher Swan Lane, Great Lever, Bolton, BL3 3EU

Stockport Air Raid Shelters
Stockport Air Raid Shelters

The Air Raid Shelters offer pupils an insight into wartime Britain in the 1940's. Find events at the Air Raid Shelters Use our calendar to find out what's on at the Air Raid Shelters.

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The Hidden Gem
The Hidden Gem

The Hidden Gem Church No list of Manchester’s hidden gems would be complete without THE Hidden Gem, as St Mary’s Catholic Church is better known. Founded in 1794, it is the oldest Catholic church in Manchester and was the first to be built after the Reformation.

The Lowry
The Lowry

The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex situated on Pier 8 at Salford Quays, in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II.

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Trafford Centre
Trafford Centre

Hotel description From the Premier Inn Manchester Trafford Centre West, it's a five minute stroll to the shops and entertainment of the Trafford Centre - one of Europe's largest indoor shopping outlets.

Urban Heritage Park
Urban Heritage Park

Castlefield Urban Heritage Park, Manchester: See 247 reviews, articles, and 194 photos of Castlefield Urban Heritage Park, ranked No.26 on TripAdvisor among 196 attractions in Manchester.

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Urbis
Urbis

Urbis, a museum and exhibition centre intended to showcase inner-city life, opened on 27 June 2002 as a symbol of regeneration after the IRA's 1996 Manchester bombing. The project attracted £30 million funding from the Millennium Commission and £1 million from Manchester City Council towards the running costs.

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Victoria Baths
Victoria Baths

Victoria Baths in Manchester is a listed Edwardian swimming pool and Turkish Baths complex, closed since 1993 awaiting restoration.

Wheel of Manchester
Wheel of Manchester

The Wheel of Manchester was a transportable Ferris wheel installation at Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, England. The wheel was originally a smaller installation based in Exchange Square, first assembled in 2004. The wheel's size was increased to 60 metres (197 ft) in 2007, and plans existed to increase this further.

Whitworth Art Gallery
Whitworth Art Gallery

From historic exhibitions to contemporary commissions, via events outdoors and in, and for families, art lovers and friends – our development allows us to do more of what we do best: stage outstanding exhibitions and events in one of the most remarkable galleries in the north. Find out what’s on.

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