Manchester etihad stadium

Sporting Stadia

Overview

A hotbed of sporting activity, Manchester is proud to boast three magnificent sporting venues. Old Trafford is familiar to most as the Theatre of Dreams, home of Manchester United, but to others as one of the world’s premier cricket grounds. Across the city is the Etihad Stadium , home to Manchester City and host venue of the 2002 Commonwealth Games, an event that helped to revitalise the city and its communities. Find time to take in some sport during your stay!

Hostels nearby

Sporting Stadia

Unknown location

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SJ866986

Lat/Lng: 53.484593, -2.202694

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

Indoor skydiving

Airkix Indoor Skydiving

Try indoor skydiving - perfect for group bookings, first time flyers, skydivers and pro flyers.

Art gallery

Allendale Forge Studios

A co-operative group of volunteers, producers, artists and makers promoting small businesses and the beautiful North Pennines landscape through the Allendale Forge Studios Art and Craft Centre.

Caverns

Blue John Cavern

The tour starts with a short flight of steps before visitors can appreciate the awe-inspiring majesty of the natural caverns.

Person climbing on a climbing wall

Climbing in Manchester

Try your hand at mountain climbing in a safe and secure environment, taster sessions and full courses are available at Chill Factore.

cycling

Cycling in Edale

Prefer tarmac? You’ll find well-known hill climbs on our local roads. And there are family-friendly routes around Derwent Reservoir and the marvellous Monsal Trail.

cycling

Cycling in Hathersage

If you’re looking for a healthy mix of road and off road cycling then Hathersage has it all.

the_lowry

The Lowry

One of Lancashire’s favourite sons, LS Lowry’s work is on permanent display at The Lowry, a state-of-the-art gallery and theatre complex in Salford Quays.

John Rylands Library

John Rylands Library

One of Manchester’s standout buildings, The John Rylands Library is, well, not particularly library-like.

Manchester museum

Museums

Manchester’s vast and varied history is celebrated across a number of excellent museums which span the city.

Speedwell Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

Set at the foot of the spectacular Winnats Pass, Speedwell Cavern takes you on an incredible underground boat journey.

Trafford Centre

Trafford Centre

Large indoor shopping centre and leisure complex with regular events, cinema and a range of places to eat.       Visit the website

Old Trafford Tour

Old Trafford Tour

Visit the home of Manchester United and see the stadium through the eyes of the legends themselves.

Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

Visit an underground wonderland in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Don't miss the fossils!       Visit the website

Water sports

Water sports in Manchester

Salford Water Sports Centre is a state of the art facility. Learn how to sail, canoe, windsurf, kayak, and drive a power boat in a safe and secure environment.

walking

Walking and Rambling in Mankinholes

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.