Dunham Massey Greater Manchester Police Museum Heaton Park Hollingworth Lake Country Park Jodrell Bank Science Center and Arboretum The Manchester Museum
Altrincham WA14 4J
(0161) 941 1025
9 and a half miles Southwest of central Manchester.
Free Admission to the park.
Georgian House set in 101 hectare wooded deer park. Library, stables, moat, working mill, orange grove, garden, shrubs, rare, late-flowering azaleas.
Bewton Street, M1 1ES
(0161) 856 3287
Other weekdays by appointment.
The museum is set in a Victorian police station and features 150 years of police history and a collection of police uniforms from around the world.
(0161) 773 1085
Four miles North of central Manchester. Accessible via Metrolink.
600 acre park with boating lake, pets corner, golf course, working tram. Neo-classical Heaton Hall is the venue for music events. Concerts and events held in the park during the summer.
Rakewood Road, Littleborough, Rochdale
13 miles Northwest of central Manchester.
Lake with watersports facilities. Two and a quarter mile walk around the lake. See waterfowl, view of Pennines and M62 motorway.
16 miles South of Manchester
Displays on astronomy and the universe with activities for children.
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL
(0161) 275 2634
Travel through time and discover ancient civilizations. Come and see the 2000-year-old Egyptian mummies and the footprint of a Mancunian dinosaur! Also, live snakes and crocodiles.
Greater Manchester Police Museum
Hollingworth Lake Country Park
Jodrell Bank Science Center and Arboretum
The Manchester Museum