Attractions in Altrincham

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With an appealing town centre full of passionate local businesses, a thriving retail district and a bustling Market Quarter, Altrincham is positively booming following a period of regeneration. However, there is so much more to this area than just its marketplace. With excellent transport links and a vibrant cultural scene, Altrincham is a hive of activity for all ages and interests.

Head out to the extensive parklands of Dunham Massey for a super family day out. Come rain or shine, Dunham offers plenty of space to run free and comes top of our list for an outdoorsy adventure. Additionally, be sure to check out Altrincham’s Inch Arts, an inclusive and welcoming creative community and award-winning arts centre in South Manchester, and the range of music lessons on offer at the Music Place and Aura Music Academy.

From cinema to live music, and theatre to vegetarian cookery classes, night owls and day-trippers will be spoilt by the amount of culture on offer in this original market town.

Here’s our guide to some of our favourite attractions in Altrincham.

Here are our picks

  • 1. Dunham Massey

    Dunham Massey
    National Trust

    Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, WA14 4SJ - Visit now

    Whatever the weather, Dunham Massey in Altrincham takes our number one spot for a fun outdoorsy day out.

  • 2. The Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

    The Altrincham Garrick Playhouse
    Taken by Vishal Sharma - The Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

    The Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, Barrington Rd,, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, WA14 1HZ - Visit now

    Established in 1914, Altrincham Garrick Playhouse presents a variety of performances and screenings, as well as hosting term-time drama classes and a popular summer school for young people.

  • 3. Vegetarian Society Cookery School

    Vegetarian Society Cookery School
    Vegetarian Society

    Vegetarian Society Cookery School, Parkdale, Dunham Road,, Altrincham, WA14 4QG - Visit now

    The Vegetarian Society Cookery School in Altrincham is where all clued-in Northerners looking to boost their plant-based cooking skills flock to.

  • 4. Everyman Altrincham

    Everyman Altrincham
    Everyman Altrincham

    Everyman Altrincham, 74-78 George Street, Altrincham, WA14 1RF - Visit now

    Altrincham’s Everyman is a supremely comfortable boutique cinema showing all of the latest blockbusters, independent hits and big screen events.

  • 5. Inch Arts in Altrincham

    Attractions in Altrincham
    Inch Arts

    Inch Arts in Altrincham, 20 Stamford New Road, Altrincham, WA14 1EJ - Visit now

    Inch Arts in Altrincham is an inclusive and welcoming creative community and award-winning arts centre in South Manchester that champions creativity among all.

  • 6. Aura Music Academy

    Aura Music Academy, 4 Lloyd Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DE - Visit now

    Always wanted to learn an instrument? Or maybe you’re looking to build on existing skills? No matter your ability, age or goals, Aura Music Academy has you covered.

  • 7. The Music Place

    The Music Place
    The Music Place

    The Music Place, 1st and 2nd Floors, 32-34 Railway Street,, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2RE - Visit now

    For musicians young and old, beginner and advanced, The Music Place is an inspirational place to hone your skills.

  • 8. The Bowdon Rooms in Altrincham

    The Bowdon Rooms in Altrincham

    The Bowdon Rooms in Altrincham, The Firs,, Altrincham,, WA14 2TQ - Visit now

    Boasting stunning Edwardian architecture with Art Deco influences, The Bowdon Rooms is a highly sought after wedding venue, conference centre and events hub located in the picturesque village of Bowden, Altrincham.

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