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With fantastic leisure facilities, parks and open green spaces, there’s a host of reasons to visit East Manchester.

At Eastlands, the 2002 Commonwealth Games has left a legacy of world-class sports facilities, including the iconic City of Manchester Stadium and The National Cycling Centre, all within walking distance of the city centre along the rejuvenated towpaths of the Ashton Canal.

The new East Manchester Metrolink line will make it easy to get to accessible parks and green areas like Clayton Vale and Philips Park, that are perfect for walking, cycling or just simply relaxing.

Add to that the fascinating architectural heritage of The Monastery and Ancoats and you’ll see that East Manchester has all the ingredients for a great day out. Click on the attractions below to find out why it all adds up!

Sports and leisure

Whether you fancy getting stuck into some sporting activity yourself or you’re just here to spectate, you won’t find anywhere better than East Manchester for the range and quality of its facilities.

Arts and heritage

East Manchester has a fascinating selection of cultural and heritage attractions to visit.

Parks and green spaces

East Manchester is blessed with some of the city’s best and most extensive green spaces, from Victorian parks to wildlife havens.

Canals and waterways

The legacy of the city’s industrial past has left East Manchester with a great network of waterways, now restored as active leisure attractions.


New East Manchester Ltd
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New East Manchester Ltd is the urban regeneration company overseeing the renaissance of East Manchester. Find out more about our work.