Fun activities around Manchester

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R.I.P Steve Smith

This blog post is dedicated to having plain and simple fun and professional mountain bike rider Steve Smith.

The summer holidays are fast approaching, if you are thinking of places to take your kids or indeed want a fun activity for your own self-fulfillment – then check out below for some of the awesome activities you should definitely give a go if you haven’t already.


If you fit into one of these hashtags, then you are in the right place:
#fun #adrenaline #sport # exercise #fitness #healthy #extreme

Indoor climbing – Manchester Climbing Centre, Rock Over Climbing, The Depot, Vertical Chill
Indoor trampolining – Go Air, Jump Nation
Indoor skiing and snowboarding – Chill Factore
Indoor sky diving – Airkix
Indoor go karting – Dayatona

All the above can be found in either Manchester or Trafford – and just so you know, we are planning our own fun activity to join these existing wonderful attractions – Dirt Factory.

Other fun activities you should visit;

Farmer Johns Bike Park – Marple
Clayton Vale – East Manchester (free)
Evolve – Manchester
Havok Bike Park – Todmorden
Lee Quarry – Bacup (free)
Revolution Bike Park – North Wales
Coed Llandegla – North Wales (free – except car parking, approx £4.50 for all day)
Zip World and Bounce Below – North Wales

There you have it, you can’t say there is nothing to do around Manchester, all the places are worth checking out, especially now it’s half term.

Fun, along with our other company values underpin everything we say and do at Dirt Factory and have helped us get to where we are today.

Life is too short, so get out there and make the most of it while you can.




At UCI MTB World Cup, MT ST ANNE, Quebec canada

Steve Smith at UCI MTB World Cup, MT ST ANNE, Quebec canada

Photo credit: Sven Martin