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Things to do in Lancashire

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Must go for football fans who want to know more about the history and have some fun. Has some fun activities which are ideal for kids as well.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Home to Manchester City football club. Where concerts and football events are hosted yearly. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Place to shop
“The Manchester Arndale centre has a retail floorspace of just under 1,400,000 sq ft (130,000 m2) (not including Selfridges and Marks and Spencer department stores to which it is connected via a link bridge), making it Europe's third largest city-centre shopping mall. It is one of the largest shopping centres in the UK, with 41 million visitors annually, ahead of the Trafford Centre, which attracts 35 million.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Entertainment
“A great venue in Manchester to visit. Hosts a whole variety of events including concerts, boxing, shows, comedy”
  • 38 locals recommend
Place to shop
“It has every shop you could think of and a huge food hall if you get a little peckish walking around!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Park
“The biggest park in Greater Manchester which annually hosts Parklife music concerts and festivals.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Church
“Don't miss the beautiful Manchester Cathedral located on Victoria Street. Free to enter and beautiful architecture. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“One of our personal favourites! Rudy’s is an independent Neapolitan Pizzeria in the heart of Ancoats, a neighbourhood which was historically known as ‘Little Italy. They follow the traditions and artistry of pizza from Naples – the birthplace of pizza! Rudy’s is a walk-in restaurant only, so they do not accept reservations of any kind. If you arrive at the restaurant and they have no tables available they will put you on a waiting list. While you wait you can get a drink from their bar (at the back of the restaurant and not visible front, or you can get a drink at one of the many near-by bars while you wait. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Place to eat
“The Printworks is an urban entertainment venue offering a cinema, clubs and eateries, located on the corner of Withy Grove and Corporation Street in Manchester city centre.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Blackpool Tower is one of the most famous and easily recognised landmarks in the UK. It’s visible from so far away, giving drivers along the motorway the reassurance that they are firmly in the North. But it’s not just a glorious sight to see as you approach the iconic seaside town, it’s also a tourist attraction that brings thousands of visitors a year to the seaside town. There’s so much to do there that you can spend an entire day inside and not be bored for one minute.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Zoo
“There are always plenty of things to do with the kids or the whole family at Blackpool Zoo. A short 10 minute drive away.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Castle
“A historic tourist spot with a rich and thrilling history that will interest both children and adults...”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Once upon a time, two musicians named Matt & Phred decided to open a Jazz Club. In 2010, some years after both musicians had left for pastures new, the Turner family took over the little back street Jazz Club and have been enjoying meeting musicians and guests from all over the world ever since. The club has now firmly established itself as one of Manchester city-centre’s most dearly loved live music venues, with an emphasis on creating an atmosphere people from different backgrounds and ages can all enjoy as one.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Department Store
“"Discover the world’s best luxury brands and the latest exclusive arrivals at Selfridges Exchange Square, Manchester, a one-stop shop for luxurious retail therapy in the heart of the city."”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“A place that needs no introduction! An expensive but definitely fun and memorable day out for all ages! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Water Park
“Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool is the UK's Largest Indoor Waterpark and with 18 slides and attractions. Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK's largest indoor waterpark, open year round and fun for all.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“One of our personal favourites! Rudy’s is an independent Neapolitan Pizzeria in the heart of Ancoats, a neighbourhood which was historically known as ‘Little Italy. They follow the traditions and artistry of pizza from Naples – the birthplace of pizza! Rudy’s is a walk-in restaurant only, so they do not accept reservations of any kind. If you arrive at the restaurant and they have no tables available they will put you on a waiting list. While you wait you can get a drink from their bar (at the back of the restaurant and not visible front, or you can get a drink at one of the many near-by bars while you wait. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Food Court
“Love their pizza's and Cider. 5mins from Lushpads. Funky place where you can all sit together but order from different restuarant menus!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
“Don't be surprised if there's a queue to get in here. Breakfast time will be busy all through the weekend.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“High end shopping with everything from fashion, clothing and footwear to food and drink.”
  • 12 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“L’Enclume holds two Michelin stars, five AA Rosettes and was named the number one restaurant in the UK by The Good Food Guide 2020. A great foody experience! Make sure you allow plenty of time to enjoy your meal.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Another one on our doorstep. Think big dirty burgers, chicken wings and bacon bacon fries. Look for the stairs leading up to the restaurant.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Umezushi is situated next to the Arena, the food is delightfully fresh and of exceptionally high quality, you will be surprised. The place is very intimate and cosy and offers as well a selection of sake and wine to compliment your meal. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“Huge fry ups, toasties, bagels, all amazing. Can be a wait to get in on a weekend”
  • 14 locals recommend

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