Manchester Now

Discover what’s happening right now.

Enjoy Manchester for less this winter

A winter break doesn't have to be expensive

Manchester is the perfect place for a budget break in winter. Many of the best things to see and do, including world class museums, galleries and events are free and offer something for everyone to enjoy.

Manchester offers visitors quality accommodation at an excellent price with several city centre hotels offering budget rates. Part Hotel and part backpackers, Hilton Chambers provides great value ensuite rooms in the heart of the city centre, close to all the local attractions. There's also the Manchester Youth Hostel Association which sits superbly close to all of the city's theatres and museums, a great choice for a budget stay.

Football fanatics cannot miss out on a trip to the National Football Museum, the world's biggest and best museum about the beautiful game. Situated right in the heart of Manchester, this outstanding attraction is free and offers guests the chance to have fun with interactive displays, see historic artefacts and even test their knowledge in a range of games around the exhibitions.

Great food and great prices can be found at All Star Lanes in Deansgate. This quirky restaurant offers a fantastic dining experience for families and even has an on-sight bowling alley. Choose from a wide choice of foods and treat the whole family at this fun and friendly city centre diner. 

Foursquare comments