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The Runway Visitor Park

Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
+44 161 489 3932
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Not very good

We stayed at one of the airport hotels the night before we were due to fly so decided to walk down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paulib32
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Amazing Views and Great Facilities

Visited on Sunday 27th May and it was a Hot Sunny Day and the park was quite busy. Got the Bus from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rafick E
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“concorde tour” (104 reviews)
“play area” (48 reviews)
“flight deck” (30 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
This attraction is at Manchester Intl Airport
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+44 161 489 3932
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"concorde tour"
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"play area"
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"flight deck"
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"bouncy castle"
in 31 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 29 reviews
"technical tour"
in 25 reviews
"plane spotting"
in 37 reviews
"aviation shop"
in 25 reviews
"sunny day"
in 20 reviews
"packed lunch"
in 13 reviews
"watching planes"
in 22 reviews
"romper pub"
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"take offs"
in 12 reviews
"few hours"
in 41 reviews
"great afternoon"
in 9 reviews
"on display"
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"static aircraft"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at one of the airport hotels the night before we were due to fly so decided to walk down to the park. This was the first mistake as there is no pavement so you’re walking in the road, not good with small children....More

2  Thank paulib32
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Sunday 27th May and it was a Hot Sunny Day and the park was quite busy. Got the Bus from Manchester Airport its Number 288 and you can get it from the Bus Station its the Stop near the end of the Bus...More

Thank Rafick E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take the kids to watch the planes take off and land,and so close to the action! Other facilities are also on hand including refreshments and a kids area.

1  Thank freddiedoncaster
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently enjoyed a visit, the park is lovely and well looked after. It was busy but lots of room to sit and watch the planes. Was also nice to see the pilots waving!

2  Thank mabelle223
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Concorde tour excellent. Whole centre is great for families, couples etc. Plenty of space, tables and benches. Great place for a day out.

Thank joyce04Wirral
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited The Runway Visitor Park with my family on a lovely sunny Sunday afternoon. On arrival the park appeared to be very busy as there was a bit of a queue of cars waiting to get in. We were directed to the car park...More

Thank TawnyOwl1980
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

an excelent shot to photograph the aircraft at the airport and some perserved aircraft to visit as well

Thank FujiFlyer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here after a couple of days at the Trafford centre. I visited with my 10 year old son who it’s fair to say LOVED it. We did the concord tour, pilot school for kids, Easter egg hunt and of course watched the planes...More

Thank travellor9999
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Manchester Airport’s Visitor Park is an excellent spot to spend a sunny day watching the aircraft arriving and departing at the airport. The taxiing aircraft pass by very close and traffic using either of the two runways can be seen easily. Also, the airport has...More

Thank Clive G
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Viewing Park is excellent loads to do for the kids and have a fun fair in the summer. AVOID coffee shop Coffee was cold queues are massive food is dreadful my panini consisted of one sausage cut in half and one rasher of bacon for...More

Thank leehodge190
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Dorothy W
3 June 2018|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Yes the bus 288 runs from the station to the viewing park. If you go to the Manchester airport site you can find times etc.
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Julietansley40
7 May 2018|
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Response from Karen C |
No charge for cyclists
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Claire C
4 May 2018|
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Response from Ali P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the funfair. Poss it maybe with hols been on. The ice cream van has been there in the past. To be definite Google the aviation park there is a number they should be able to confirm the above
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