Explore the splendour of the finest Georgian house in Lancashire and the history of its owners, the colourful Clifton family. With over 78 acres of parkland and a range of outdoor activities held throughout the week, it's a fun and varied day out.
Visit this beautiful manor house on the banks of the River Mersey to find out the history behind the mix Tudor architecture and the Victorian arts and craft movement. Once you've taken a tour of the house, get lost in the maze and surrounding gardens and then treat yourself to homemade cakes and scones in the new Stable Tea Room.
Take a front row seat to watch planes take-off and explore real aircraft including the famous Concorde and decommissioned Nimrod patrol and attack aircraft. The Runway Visitor Park of Manchester Airport offers everything for those fascinated by flight.
Climb to the top of this magnificent castle for incredible views over eight counties. With over 40 acres of trails to explore in the Woodland Park and a museum featuring local history reaching back to the Neolithic age, you're guaranteed to find something for all the family.
Take a tour of this historic castle and grounds to learn about the Knighting of the Loin. With several dungeons, a witch's kitchen, a doll house collection, walled gardens and turrets, there's plenty to fire up the imagination.
Bring history to life at the National Waterways Museum located on the banks of the Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal. Take a boat trip, explore the historic buildings and learn stories about the people who brought the locks and canals to life.
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