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Top five days out in Salford

Top five days out in Salford - Oxbow

Recognised as a globally important home for creative, digital and media industries, Salford is considered a city of thriving cultural residency. Whether you’re a fan of sport, a culture addict or lover of picturesque greenbelt tranquillity, the city of Salford will leave you spoilt for choice when you’re looking for things to do in the local area.

Living at Oxbow puts you in a prime location to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

Located just a short walk or drive away from the development is an abundance of leisure options, food and drink hotspots and historic venues designed to entertain and educate the whole family. We’ve put together our top five recommended days out for those lucky enough to call Salford their home.

Explore Salford Quays

Originally opened by Queen Victoria in 1894, Salford Quays is certainly a tourist destination of choice as it offers a wealth of cultural, entertainment and leisure facilities for people of all ages. Home to MediaCityUK, the development’s piazza is filled with lively bars, picturesque gardens, cultural attractions, and popular restaurants, making it the perfect place to visit for either lunch or a night out.

Top five days out in Salford

Enjoy Salford Watersports Centre

If you’re after something slightly more adventurous, the Salford Watersports Centre provides water sporting and outdoor activities designed to bring together friends, families, and colleagues. With a range of activities on offer, including kayaking, canoeing, sailing and even open water swimming, the centre caters for everyone from beginners to experienced professionals.

Play at Quayside MediaCityUK

Looking for a fun family day out? Look no further than Quayside MediaCityUK. The outlet mall offers an unmissable shopping experience, allowing visitors to enjoy a range of high street shopping choices, watch the latest films and even visit a selection of popular restaurants and bars. Quayside MediaCityUK is also home to the I’m a Celebrity challenge where you can embark on an action-packed adventure in the indoor jungle inspired by the blockbuster ITV show.

Top five days out in Salford


See The Lowry

Designed with Salford Quays’ industrial past in mind, The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex in Salford Quays. The complex displays Lowry’s works from a collection of more than 400 exhibits, along with ever-changing short term contemporary art exhibitions, so there’s always something new to see when you visit. If you’re a lover of the theatre, there’s always something going on at The Lowry, including live music, stand-up comedy, musicals, and even inspirational talks.

Tour Old Trafford

The largest club football stadium and world-famous home of Manchester United, Old Trafford is the perfect day out for football fans. If you’re not catching a game on match day, you can take a Stadium tour and learn about the club’s history. You can also immerse yourself in the history of Manchester United and take a behind the scenes look at the players dressing room, tunnel, and VIP room.

To discover more about some of our recommended attractions in Salford and further information about local hotspots, speak to your Community Manager or visit the Oxbow website.

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