The Lawn Club is a popular outdoor bar and restaurant in Manchester, offering a unique space for after work drinks, catching up with mates and special occasions. Made up of deck chairs, private pods and greenhouses, this is a prime location for summertime sipping.
Fun Things To Do Outdoors In Manchester
From food festivals to rooftop brunches and scavenger hunts around the city, there are plenty of fun things to do outdoors in Manchester. Whether you're looking for alfresco date night ideas or inspiration for a group gathering, these events, venues and pop-up experiences are set to deliver. Make the most of the great outdoors (whatever the weather) with our guide to outside antics here.
Get your fix of open-air film screenings this summer, whether you fancy DIY projector kits for back garden showings or cosy drive-in cinema experiences. Up the ante on your next alfresco date or group hangout with our pick of outdoor movie events in Manchester here.
If you attended Manchester Wing Fest in 2019, you know this is one of the best outdoor activities in Manchester. Going beyond the standard festival, this quirky two-day event includes fairground antics, axe throwing, whisky masterclasses and BBQ cooking alongside live music.
Not only is this one of the best places for a night out in Manchester, but YES has built a beer garden-come-terrace for sun tanning sessions in the warmer months. And when temperatures drop? Head inside for live music in one of their unique gig space.
Fancy splashing the cash on a fun outdoor restaurant? The Ivy is sure to wow with its stunning emerald green bar and luxurious cocktails. Head to the very top of the building and you'll find a gorgeous garden complete with an enticing weekend menu for alfresco brunches.
These walks around Manchester aren't just for lockdown. Make the most of sunnier days by checking out these gorgeous green spaces where you can enjoy a couple of tinnys while tanning. Going in winter? We've included pubs for a pint and comfort food afterwards.
If you're looking for a unique outdoor experience, head to 20 Stories for rooftop cocktails and sharing platters. Decked out in English garden-style interiors; think lush botanicals, lawn furniture and a greenhouse, this is a stunning spot for alfresco hangouts in the clouds.