Special Events

What's On at the Runway Visitor Park?

Please note that due to upcoming developments at the Runway Visitor Park the two circular mounds will not be available from Wednesday 20th February.

Mother’s Day Tour & Afternoon Tea

Treat your Mum like a Queen this Mother's Day at the Runway Visitor Park with our special Mother's Day tour & Afternoon Tea.

Our guides will showcase our Concorde, Alpha Charlie, the aircraft which the Queen once flew on. Hear about what made Concorde so unique and how it would have been to have flown on board!

Afternoon tea will include finger sandwiches, filled with Coronation chicken, cucumber and cream cheese, or treacle roasted ham. Along with mini cakes and sweet treats including cranberry and raisin scone with cream and jam, mini sugared Eccles cake and Victoria sponge.

Served with freshly brewed coffee and Tea infusions.

£27 per person or why not upgrade to and elderflower fizz for an extra £5?  

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Easter Sunday Tour & Carvery

Celebrate Easter with a 60 Minute Concorde Tour plus a delicious 2 course lunch served beneath the wings of Concorde on Easter Sunday. Your tour will give you the chance to board Concorde, sit in the luxurious leather seats and learn about some of the aircraft's famous passengers including Michael Jackson & Pavarotti. 

For your main course, you will be served roasted Topside of Beef with Horseradish sauce or butter basted turkey with Cranberry sauce, crispy roasties, roasted roots, spring greens, homemade Yorkies, stuffing, & pan gravy.

We will also have a vegetarian option of spring vegetable strudel.

Choose from Crème egg brownie, Mini Egg cornflake nests or rhubarb & lemon Posset for your dessert.

Your meal includes a bottled beer, 125ml wine or soft drink.

£30 per person.

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Mother's Day Gift Voucher

Looking for a supersonic gift for Mother’s Day? We have Gift Vouchers available for all of our Concorde Tours including our Champagne VIP tour, why not treat your mum like a queen this Mother’s Day!

Prices start at £15 per person.

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School Tours

Looking for somewhere different to bring your class or out of school group?

The Education Team here at the Runway Visitor Park offer a variety of tours suited to different age groups and abilities, our visitors taking part in our education tours have the opportunity to board real aircraft, whilst learning about the different job roles that help ensure the airport runs smoothly. Not to forget everyone’s favourite part - hopping into the pilot’s seat.

Runway Visitor Park has breath-taking views across both runways, so you can watch the awesome A380 land into Manchester, or spot the private jets as they taxi for take-off!

Check out our website for more information

or give the team a call on 0161 489 3932 to book!

Flight Academy

Join us for Flight Academy this Half Term! Sessions are interactive & great fun for all. More information 

Important information before you book

  • All sessions last for 1 hour & 30 minutes.
  • For each party of children, 1 adult must accompany them for the duration of the session, unfortunately due to limited space on-board the aircraft we cannot take more than 1 adult per child. There is no charge for the accompanying adults & accompanying adults do not need to book onto the session we have already reserved your space.
  • Only children booked onto the session will be permitted to take part with their 1 accompanying adult due to the limited space available on board the Aircraft. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate non-paying siblings.
  • Sessions will start promptly to ensure that we run to our schedule, please ensure that you are ready to start your session, the meeting place is at the bottom of the steps of the Monarch Aircraft.
  • You will need to climb around 20 steps to get on-board.
  • Parts of your session may take place out and about around our Park; please ensure that you are dressed for the weather as you will be open to the elements.
  • Children remain the responsibility of parents / accompanying adults at all times during the session.
  • The session cost is £7 per child. There is no charge for the accompanying adults & accompanying adults do not need to book onto the session.
  • Standard car parking fees apply.
  • The session will be aimed at the age group that you book.

Sessions are subject to change dependant on weather & airport operational requirements