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Best things to do in Stretford

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Science Museum
“Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry documents 250 years of discoveries and innovations that began in Manchester and went on to influence the world. The museum also houses the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station and first railway warehouse.”
98 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Huge shopping centre with a great setting. Plenty of shops and restaurants inside.”
90 locals recommend
Stadium
“If you are a fan of football or a fan of Manchester United, this place is for you. Home games, stadium tours available, please check Old Trafford Stadium website for more information and prices. ”
68 locals recommend
Train Station
“The iconic Old Trafford football ground, home to the world famous Manchester United football team.”
43 locals recommend
Museum
“Architect Daniel Libeskind's astonishing building, an aluminium-clad landmark on the banks of the Manchester ship canal, could easily have overshadowed the content within. Brilliantly, it does not. Sloping floors and obtuse angles inside are a deliberately disorientating attack on the senses. Like Libeskind's Jewish Museum in Berlin, the experience of the building itself establishes a state of mind that makes what you're seeing all the more effective. ”
42 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“2 theatres plus galleries with works by LS Lowry and modern artists in a landmark quayside building. Please check the Lowry website for theatre, exhibitions or events taking place during your stay.”
30 locals recommend
Establishment
“After two years in the making, Chill Factore launched in November 2007 bringing the UK’s longest indoor real snow slope (180 metres) to the North West. Since opening the doors Chill Factore has welcomed over 3 million visitors and is regarded as a leading UK visitor attraction! Located less than 4 miles away from Manchester City Centre, adjacent to The Trafford Centre; one of, if not the most popular shopping centres in Britain, Chill Factore is an easily accessible, fun and popular leisure destination for absolutely everyone. From Ski and Snowboard Lessons for all levels, ages and ability, to magical snow activities, including the Luge ice slide, Tubing, snowplay and a 12m climbing wall, Ch”
25 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“Old Trafford is the home of world-renowned soccer club, Manchester United. If you can’t get tickets on game days, the stadium is open for behind the scenes stadium tours and entrance to their museum and club shop.”
21 locals recommend
Cricket Ground
“Old Trafford Cricket Ground often holds international cricket matches and is of course home the Lancashire county cricket club.”
10 locals recommend
Food
“The Trafford Centre is a large indoor shopping centre and leisure complex in Dumplington, Greater Manchester.”
29 locals recommend
Bar
“A very local bar in Castlefield - a couple of mins walk along the canal from the Loft. A stunning venue that can get very busy at the weekend. A beautiful outdoor door space in the sunshine and great food in the busy restaurant”
26 locals recommend
Museum
“Home to the world's biggest club a must see . Take a stadium tour or watch a match !”
14 locals recommend
Bar
“This cosy pub is a great place for hearty food or a few drinks. Located in Castlefield Basin offering great views.”
24 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Great for theatre but also has a retail outlet with shops bars restaurants and a Imax theatre”
17 locals recommend
Business Center
“Home of the BBC, ITV and many more media enterprises. Media City is also home to one of the nations favourite streets - Coronation Street, where you can book tours and see the set.”
15 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Great Delicatessen selling fantastic sandwiches ,coffee, bread and cakes. Also a german sausage bbq at lunch times ”
19 locals recommend