The garden at Pomona Wharf slopes down to Bridgewater Canal which is a nice space to have some downtime. The canal also offers a range of activities, from very pleasant walking routes with plenty to see along the way such as many architectural features, scenic cyclist routes on certain lengths of the towpath, fishing clubs and canal boat hire, to plenty of pubs and restaurants to keep hydrated along the way.
15 mins walk
This lively but picturesque conservation area is particularly popular in the summer months, where you can take a picnic or dine al fresco in one of the many waterside bars and restaurants such as The Wharf. It is also home to Castlefield Bowl, an 8,000 person capacity outdoor music and entertainment venue, predominantly used for the yearly “Sounds of the City” series of concerts which brings a number of one-off shows from big names in music.
18 mins walk
A student friendly canalside location, this is an ideal area to spend a night out at venues such as The Comedy Store, Revolution and Cayote Ugly. It is also a stones throw from Junkyard Golf and HOME, a cinema, art and theatre complex.
20 mins walk
Spinningfields is one of Europe’s most successful urban regeneration projects, creating an entire new quarter in the city. The vibrant destination has luxury international fashion brands, contemporary restaurants and trendy bars, with a variety of events, entertainment and leisure facilities. It also holds public art displays, gallery space, outdoor cinema and is home to The John Rylands Library and People’s History Museum.
Local shops, bars and restaurants
For convenience items McColl’s is just a 6 minute walk and for a larger grocery shop Sainsbury’s is a 14 minute walk. Arndale Food Market in the city centre is open every day offering fresh produce, a fish market, deli and food hall. Popular bars are also within strolling distance including The Banyan Tree and Atlas Bar, and there are options for all types of cuisine in the surrounding area.
Healthcare and leisure
Manchester offers various types of fitness activities, locally one of Manchester’s devoted Crossfit gyms is just 7 mins walk away. Livingwell Health Club in Deansgate has more holistic health services with a pool, gym and classes, and is a 19 mins walk. Should you need to visit the hospital, Manchester Royal Infirmary is just 15 mins by car.
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