Manchester is surrounded by plenty of wonderful activities to enjoy once the world seems a little bit more normal. We’re itching to get back out there and we’re sure you are too, so we’ve put together some of the best places to visit around Manchester.
If you’re looking for a challenging activity-packed full of adventure, then Escape Hunt in Manchester is the perfect activity. Whether you’re with friends or family this 5-star, immersive experience is suitable for all ages. You’ll find yourself locked where you’ll have to work as a team to find clues, solve puzzles and complete challenges to escape before the time runs out. Once you’ve escaped you can head outdoors to explore your city during an adventure that uses a combination of augmented reality and geolocation technology to create an experience that blurs the lines between fiction and reality.
Manchester Art Gallery is definitely a must-see. The galleries feature British and European art and design with a few contemporary works, there is a range of wonderful exhibitions to explore to delve into the past and discover plenty of hidden gems from the 18th and 19th centuries. Not only is the gallery a great day out, but it also helps provides an understanding into the past and how it has shaped the future.
Remember to wrap up warm for this truly unique experience. Whether you're a proud and experienced ice climber or just someone looking for a thrill, Vertical Chill Ice Wall is a fun, adrenaline-packed experience for everyone. The centre has trained, expert instructors and a range of the latest ice climbing gear available to borrow, all included in the cost of the session, so all you need it yourself and some warm clothes.
Who remembers the wonderful 90’s show, the Crystal Maze? If you’ve found yourself wanting to give it a go, then now is your chance – the Crystal Maze experience is a fully immersive 3D experience. You and your team will have to work together and use your skills to solve the mysteries and overcome mental and physical challenges, in our four adventure zones: Medieval, Industrial, Aztec and Futuristic. Race against the clock to complete the challenges successfully and win Crystals, remember the more you get the more time you’ll get to catch tokens in the iconic Crystal Dome.
If you’re looking to explore over 250 years of innovations and ideas that started in Manchester and went on to change the world, then look no further than the Science and Industry museum. In the Revolution Manchester gallery, you’ll be able to explore all the discoveries and innovations that changed the world, then head over to the Textiles gallery where you can discover the cities heritage in the cotton industry. If this isn’t quite up your street then see science come to life right in front of your eyes in our Experient area or head to the Air and Space Hall where you can discover the cars, motorbikes and aeroplanes that got Manchester moving. Throughout the different areas, their experts are on hand to share the amazing stories behind their wonderful collections.
How we can help!
Travelling by coach is a great, cost-effective and environmentally friendly way of travelling during a day out or trip away. We’re sure you’re itching to get out and about and as soon as it’s possible Bullocks are here to fulfil all your travelling needs. At Bullocks Coaches, we have been providing private hire coaches for years. Whatever your needs and requirement are we guarantee we will meet them and ensure your school trip run smoothly.