Queen Street Textile Museum
Experience the steam and the deafening sounds of real working looms at Lancashire’s last 19th century steam powered mill.
What makes it special
Saturday 12 - 5pm
Other things to do nearby
Set on the edge of Hollingworth Lake, the Centre offers a range of water sports including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and rowing. Visit the Centre's website
A range of water sports and activities are available at the Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre, including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing, all with tuition and courses available.
There is a whole network of paths and tracks that are suitable for mountain biking.
There's a range of walks for all ages and abilities. From a gentle walk along the canal to Hebden Bridge or a serious hike along the Pennine Way.
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One of Manchester’s standout buildings, The John Rylands Library is, well, not particularly library-like.
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Stride out on foot to discover this beautiful, vibrant city.
A fascinating museum tracking the developments of the industrial revolution in Manchester, including the return of Stephenson’s Rocket to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years.
A hotbed of sporting activity, Manchester is proud to boast three magnificent sporting venues.
One of Lancashire’s favourite sons, LS Lowry’s work is on permanent display at The Lowry. The Lowry is an architectural flagship, consisting of a state-of-the-art gallery and theatre complex, wi
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4.5 miles The amazing home to British cycling. From elite athletes to novices, the cycling and BMX tracks offer sessions for everyone. Visit the website