Things to do near Beswick, Manchester

There are many leisure activities and things to do near Beswick, Manchester. With an array of excellent sporting amenities, the proud legacy of the 2002 Commonwealth Games lives on in East Manchester.

Beswick boasts world-class sporting facilities which include the Etihad Stadium.

Beswick is also situated close to the National Squash Centre, the Manchester Regional Athletics Arena and the National Cycling Centre. A real hive of sporting activity – you’ll find sessions for all ages and abilities – at each of these centres.

The area is also home to East Manchester Academy, a mixed secondary school, which opened in 2010 and was built as part of the regeneration project. This wonderful, modern glass-fronted building also offers the well-equipped and welcoming Beswick Library.

An empty squash court at the National Squash Centrein Beswick.
National Squash Centre, Beswick

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