Things to do near Charlestown, Manchester

There are a wealth of things to do near Charlestown, Manchester. Museums and parks are high on our list and many activities are free too.

Just a short distance away are some of Manchester’s most popular parks. Heaton Park and the thickly forested Boggart Hole Clough are just some of our favourites. Whether rain or shine, pack up a picnic and head out for some fresh air. Additionally, Heaton Park boasts a packed year-round programme of events, from outdoor performances to its annual bonfire extravaganza.

Prefer to be undercover on a rainy day? Well, the Museum of Transport Greater Manchester and National Football Museum are just a short ride away too. We love that the National Football Museum is free to Manchester residents, just take proof of your residency, and the Museum of Transport is free to those under the age of 16.

The trees at Boggart Hole Clough
Image credit: Boggart Hole Clough

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