Cookie Notice

Here you will find ideas of places you can visit all summer long with a Dayrider ticket.

No matter if the weather is rain or shine there's always a great day out that's just a bus ride away!
              
For specific events to visit throughout the summer click here.
         

Summer long ideas

Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER

The Whitworth Art Gallery is part of the University of Manchester.  It is home to some of the UK's finest collections of art and design including modern and historic fine art, prints, textiles and a rare collection of wallpapers.
There are free events for the family throughout the summer click here to view their website.
Opening Times, Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-4pm. Admission is FREE
Buses: 15, 41, 42, 42A, 43, 46, 47, 111, 142, 143, 191, 197, X57


Hat Works Museum, Wellington Mill, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK3 0EU

Hat works is the UK's only museum dedicated solely to the hatting industry, hats and headwear!
Hat Works focuses on the development of the hatting industry from its humble beginnings in the cottage industry to the mass production of the early 19th century.
During the school holidays Hat Works offers an exiting programme of daily workshops for children
click here to view their website.
Opening Times, Monday - closed, Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm, Sundays and Bank Holidays:
11am - 5pm.  Admission is FREE
The Hat Works is a short walk from Stockport bus station


Wythenshawe Park

This beautiful and spectacular regional park is set in 108.8 hectares of open parkland, and offers a diverse and exciting variety of year-round leisure and educational opportunities for all ages, including:
Horticultural Centre
Community Farm
Wythenshawe Hall – Gallery
Buses: 41, 101, 104, 109, 370 and 371


Stockport Air Raid Shelters, Chestergate, Stockport SK1 1NE

Experience life as it was during a 'black out' in war torn Britain
A labyrinth of tunnels under part of the town centre provided shelter, and a way of life, for families from Stockport and roundabout, through the dark days of the Blitz.
Family Tours and Self Guided Tours: £4.05 - Adults, £3.05 - Concessions / under 16s
The entrance to the shelters is 5 mins walk from Stockport Bus Station.
Opening Times: Closed Monday, Tuesday - Friday: 1pm - 5pm, Saturday: 10am - 5pm,
Sunday: 11am - 5pm


Shipshape Summer: Imperial War Museum North, The Quays, Trafford Park, Manchester

Shipshape Summer is packed with family fun – from craft to theatrical performances in the learning studio.
Activities include; Craft sessions, make your own sailor. Decorate your own wind-up clockwork character. A ship’s mascot or a sailor. You decide!
Ship shape paper modeling.
The chance to make and decorate your own ship using the ancient art of origami. Get a feel for historic naval items in the object handing sessions, watch dramatic films and footage from Imperial War Museum’s Archive.
Daily until 31 August, between 1pm and 4pm. Admission FREE
Bus: 250