View all the upcoming local events near the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Legoland Discovery Centre

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Enter a world of colours, creativity and fun at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester.

The ultimate indoor Lego playground provides visitors with 3 rides, 10 Lego build & play zones, a 4D cinema & much more!

See many landmarks of the North West, all in one room, made from over 1.5 million bricks. Admire the Blackpool Tower, look out for your favourite characters in a tiny Coronation Street set and get a birds eye view of a smaller Manchester.

Visit throughout the year for seasonal surprises – see the Christmas markets in the winter months, or see all the colours of the Manchester Pride parade in the summer, all made from tiny bricks!

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester is located at intu Trafford Centre and is just 30 minutes by car or 45 minutes by bus from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Sea Life Manchester

SEA LIFE Manchester

SEA LIFE Manchester invites you to get closer to over 5000 creatures.

Get the best view of majestic sharks, enchanting jellyfish and Ernie and Cammy – the magnificent giant green sea turtles.

Find out how it feels to touch a starfish, crab, scarlet cleaner shrimp and other creatures living in the interactive rock pool experience, plus learn all about the residents at the daily talks and animal feeds

SEA LIFE Manchester is located at intu Trafford Centre, and is just 30 minutes by car or 45 minutes by bus from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Chill Factore

Chill Factore

If you are looking for fun family activities, try out the UK’s longest indoor snow slope.

Chill Factore is located at Trafford Park, adjacent to the intu Trafford Centre.

The main slope is served by two drag lifts and in addition to the main slope, the centre features a beginner slope, a luge track, and dedicated snowplay and tubing areas.

Chill Factore is located at Trafford Park, adjacent to the intu Trafford Centre and is only 25 minutes by car from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Trafford Centre

Trafford Centre

Shop ’til you drop at the intu Trafford Centre, a shoppers paradise just 5 miles west of Manchester City Centre!

You will find clothing stores, shoes stores, electronics and so much more in this shopping mall with interior styled as a homage to local history.

Grab a bite to eat in the UK’s largest food court, themed as a steam ship or watch a film at the UK’s busiest cinema, attracting more than 28,500 visitors each week!

 Intu Trafford Centre is just 30 minutes by car or 45 minutes by bus from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Coronation Street The Tour

Coronation Street The Tour

Stroll down Coronation Street and be in the heart of the iconic British soap opera set.

Explore the sensational outdoor sets during the 80 minute experience, which includes the exterior of Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and the newly extended, Victoria Street.

Wander through Weatherfield on a fully guided tour and unravel filming secrets, take selfies and follow in the footsteps of your favorite characters.

Coronation Street The Tour, is just 24 minutes on the blue tram line from Piccadilly Gardens, just in front of Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

National Football Museum

National Football Museum

Visit the world’s biggest football museum, telling the stories of the game of our lives.

Discover how football became so popular by following stories through fascinating objects and exhibitions, including signed shirts, footballs used in the early 1900s and more!

Find out more about the game’s origins, relive the FA Cup fairy tales and explore the different aspects and issues that make the game such an integral part of our culture and society.

The National Football Museum is less than 10 minutes walk from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

MediaCityUK

MediaCityUK

MediaCityUK is a 200-acre mixed-use property development on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal in Salford and Trafford.

Follow in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities on a BBC or CBBC tour or get closer to the action as part of the audience at one of the many shows!

Walk down the famous cobbles of Weatherfield at Coronation Street The Tour, shop until you drop at The Lowry Outlet or take a boat trip on the Manchester Ship Canal

If history is for you, spend some time at IWM North with an award-winning immersive experience.

Media City UK is only 15 minutes drive or is just 24 minutes on the blue tram line from Piccadilly Gardens, just in front of Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Science and Industry Museum

Science and Industry Museum

The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city’s achievements in these fields.

The 50-year-old museum is contained within a globally important heritage site comprising of 5 listed buildings, including two which are listed Grade 1.

Discover stories about ideas that changed the world, from the Industrial Revolution to today and beyond.

The Science and Industry Museum is only 15 minutes on the blue/purple tram lines from Piccadilly Gardens, or a 10 minute drive from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Play Factore

Explore Play Factore in Manchester

With an indoor play area like no other, Play Factore in Manchester is the perfect spot for families who are ready for a day filled with fun and adventure!

You’ll be able to choose from a variety of activities that are ideal for families with toddlers, young children, and teenagers, including:

  • An indoor slide – spanning over 40 metres, this is the largest indoor slide in the UK which is available for children aged 5 – 16 and adults
  • A play frame – your family can enjoy navigating your way through a clever network of tunnels, slides and all kinds of entertaining obstacles including giant bubble balls, nets and more (suitable for children aged 5 – 16 and adults)
  • A dedicated toddler area – created for your little ones under 5, this colourful play area has a soft play area, slides, tricycles, and more
  • A laser tag area – fans of Star Wars can enjoy battling their way through the laser tag section, which is suitable for adults too
  • Interactive trampolines – the ValoJump interactive trampoline offers you the chance to play games on the trampoline or enjoy a fun, active workout
  • An indoor zip wire – thrill seekers will love zipping from one end of the building to the other on the indoor zip wire
  • A virtual reality pod – enjoy a virtual family adventure where your mission is to stop drones from conquering the galaxy!

How far is Play Factore from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel?

It’s only a 20-minute drive from our hotel to Play Factore.

Stay at our hotel near Play Factore

Whether you’re planning a short family break in Manchester or a longer city break during the school holidays, Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is the ideal base for your adventures.

Choose between our double and twin rooms for up to 2 guests, or if you’d like to stay as a family unit you can opt for our family hotel rooms which have space for up to 4 guests.

You can also request an extra bed or cot for free – simply ask our team when you’re booking your rooms and we’ll arrange this for you.

Our hotel also has on-site dining available, including room service, and parking for hotel guests.

Ready for your city break in Manchester? Book your stay online, or contact our team on reservations@mercuremanchester.co.uk.

Treetop Trek Manchester

Enjoy a treetop adventure with your family!

Get your adrenaline going at Treetop Trek Manchester and explore the great outdoors from new heights!

With a range of fun outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy:

  • Full trek: around 15 metres high, the full trek is perfect for thrill seekers who love a challenge! Walk through the scenic tree canopy straight in the heart of the woodland, passing over 20 obstacles including balance bars, swinging logs and zip lines!
  • Mini trek: around 5 metres high, the mini trek has 8 treetop challenges and 3 zip lines – it’s ideal for younger individuals or those who are more comfortable with a lower height.
  • Treetop nets: experience the bouncy nets high up in the trees, complete with giant bouncy balls, slides and walkways.

How far is Treetop Trek from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel?

It’s approximately a 25-minute drive from our hotel to Treetop Trek Manchester.

Stay at our hotel near Treetop Trek Manchester  

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Manchester city centre at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel! If you’re planning a family break during the school holidays or want to treat your loved ones to a weekend away, our hotel is the perfect base for your adventures.

You can choose between our twin and double rooms, which can fit up to 2 guests, or if you’d prefer to stay as a family unit our family rooms can have space for up to 4 guests. You can also request an extra cot or bed for free – simply let our team know what you need when you’re booking your rooms.

Our hotel also has on-site dining available, including room service, and parking for hotel guests.

Ready for your city break in Manchester? Book your stay online, or contact our team on reservations@mercuremanchester.co.uk.