Manchester is packed with activities and matches to keep even the most ardent sports fan busy.
Where else could the UK’s National Museum of Football be except Manchester! Celebrating the greatest players, managers and teams of all time, the National Football Museum holds the world’s finest collection of football archives and artefacts. It also hosts a range of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Easily the worlds most famous club, no sporting visit to Manchester would be complete without a trip to Manchester United Old Trafford. The museum and tour is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the legendary players and managers who have propelled the club to its current position and explore the Theatre of Dreams.
A must for every fan, take a tour of the City of Manchester Stadium and walk in the footsteps of your favourite players, soak up the atmosphere and learn more of the blues 130 year history.
Ski in the summer? You can at the UK’s largest indoor real snow slope. The 180m slope offers ski and snowboard lessons or take to the slopes year round and perfect your technique. Chill Factore also includes a Luge ice slide, tubing and snowplay winter wonderland for the little ones. Located adjacent the Trafford Centre, Chill Factore is easily accessible on public transport.
Close to the Trafford Centre is the state of the art Airkix indoor skydiving centre. Put on your jumpsuit and experience the thrill of flying without having to jump from a plane!
Ride In the tracks of Olympic gold medallists at the Manchester Velodrome. It’s cycling but not like you’ve experienced before, and an exhilarating experience, try one of the taster sessions and you’ll be bitten with the bug before you know it.
Less than a 15 minute drive away is one of Britain's most famous cricket grounds the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Not only can you watch world class cricket here during the season but this location is also Manchester premier conference and events venue.