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The Runway Visitor Park

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Address: Manchester Airport | Manchester, Altrincham WA15 8XQ, England
Phone Number: 161 489 3932
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This attraction is at Manchester Intl Airport
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Good day out

Took my three boys and parents here for the day. We get dropped off at the bus stop and walk in, it's free to do that. Lots of space to view the planes. Theres a kiddies play... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We recently visited Runway Park, on route to our holiday. We enjoyed a lovely day out and ate in the restaurant onsite. The food in the restaurant was fine, but not what I would call award winning. However that said I will certainly be eating there the next time we visit. As for the visit it was fantastic. Many families... More 

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manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Took my three boys and parents here for the day. We get dropped off at the bus stop and walk in, it's free to do that. Lots of space to view the planes. Theres a kiddies play area. Theres a restaurant and coffee shop. There used to be a takeaway but since doing up the restaurant they have shut it.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Bring insect repellent! Lots of wasps. And a picnic, food a bit basic. Ok play area with occasional bouncy castle. Great place to watch take offs.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Used to go here years ago, went recently and wow how this place has improved! Great for children with lots for them to do as well as view the planes such as trampolines. In the inside you could have a meal sat in a planes engine.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Everyone loves planes. Weather your flying on them or watching them take-off. Personally I think it was OK. The facilities are quite good but don't count on the shop having your kids favourite "toy" airplane in it as it will only an extremely over priced model with of it instead. Getting is a bit of a lose-lose. You could go... More 

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wirral
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Called in on sat 25th excellent value and clean facilities even the toilets Called in to the concord site to get a coffee no que and 6 staff behind counter had to wait till the finished there personal chat then had to wait again before they made drink as they had to have a quick dance first Problem seemed all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I am flying to Dubai in September wanted to come and see the A380, I have visited a few times and always ground that parking was rather expensive, however that did not ruin our day we went on to one of the older planes and was greeted by a man who seem to know a lot about its history, this... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had a lovely day out here at the weekend, the kids loved the park and the planes that they could look inside! It was rely somthing different seeing planes landing and taking off right in front of you we had a lovely time trying to guess the airline company of the planes that where coming into land :) added... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had a great day out here. It was a wet and miserable day but there was enough to keep us entertained for a good few hours. The monarch plane was open and the staff member onboard was lovely. He is the guy who is in charge of education and worth a mention as a jewel of their team. All... More 

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Wigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fantastic place to go, take a picnic and watch the planes land and take off. We've been loads of times and the kids absolutely love it (as do we adults). We always try and time our trip so we can watch the A380 take off as it is awe inspiring - how the heck does it get off the ground,... More 

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Address: Manchester Airport | Manchester, Altrincham WA15 8XQ, England
Phone Number: 161 489 3932
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Altrincham

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