National Cycling Centre | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Many attractions are still closed, while others may have opened with social distancing in place. Please always check directly with the venue first before visiting.

National Cycling Centre

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Cycling, Sports Centres

Attraction Information

National Cycling Centre is an excellent place if you are already a cycling fan, or if you want to get more active and have fun.

Sessions are available on the track for anyone who wants to have a go at this exciting sport. One lap of the track is 250m (820ft). The centre has the only permanent indoor BMX track in the UK, with a programme that caters for everyone whatever their age or skill level.

There are 12km (7.5 miles) of Mountain Bike trails, with four different skill levels from easy to expert. If you enjoy mountain biking, there are sessions available throughout the school holidays.

If you don't fancy a cycle, there is a great spectator area, or you could try your hand at some of the other sports available, such as basketball, netball and badminton. You can also do yoga or take a Wattbike session. Safety is important and you need to wear the right gear so it is a good idea to either check online or call before you visit as there are different instructions depending on your acitivity choice. A great place to get active with family and friends.

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Opening hours

Please see website for details


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Travel & Contact Information


Stuart Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M11 4DQ, England

Phone number

0161 2232244



Click here to visit National Cycling Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Please note that with the opening of the BMX centre all spectator parking for large scale events will now be at The Etihad Campus, Gate 2 in the Blue Car Parks. 

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

National Cycling Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

The Cafe: Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 19:00

National Cycling Centre has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

National Cycling Centre has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

National Cycling Centre has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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