Horticultural highlights include National Trust 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4, giant garden games, Smell the Roses with Rachel de Thame, Daimuid Gavin knows his Onions Dig the city disco. Fabulous floral show gardens.

Manchester Now

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Travelling to Manchester by train

Travelling to and around Manchester by train.


Travelling to Manchester by air

Manchester Airport is the only global gateway to Northern England.


Travelling around Manchester by tram

Fast, frequent journeys across Greater Manchester

By bus

Travelling around Manchester by bus

Get around the city on free buses or travel the network around the region.


Travelling to Manchester by road

Manchester is well connected to the rest of the UK via excellent motorway links


Travelling around Manchester by bike

Information on hiring a bike or finding cycle routes

On foot

Travelling around Manchester on foot

Walking is the easiest way to get around.