The good rail links in New Mills mean Manchester is only a half hour train journey away. This thriving city offers a wide range of activities including great shopping, museums, art galleries, excellent cinemas, a wide range of gastro pubs and restaurants, large music scene and nightlife to suit all tastes.

Shops and entertainment

If shopping is your thing then the Trafford Centre can also be easily reached by car (40 minutes drive) which offers a great day out whatever the weather.

Also near the Trafford Centre, thrill-seekers can either go skiing on real snow year round at Chill Factor or you could try indoor skydiving at Airkix.

trafford centre
Trafford Centre by David J, licensed under CC BY 2.0

Days Out

On the far side of Manchester heading towards Liverpool Knowsley Safari Park is an hours drive away and offers a great day out for children.

deer at Knowsley safari park
Deer at Knowsley Safari Park / by Mike Peel / licensed under CC BY 4.0
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