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The original modern city

  1. Day Trips and Excursions from Manchester
    Find coach, rail and self-guided day trips and excursions from Manchester to Chester, The Lakes, York and more.
  2. FIVE things you can do in Greater Manchester this week (27– 3 July)

    Our top tips for making the most of the week ahead, with brilliant things to do across the whole of Greater Manchester… For even more ideas, visit our What’s On page.  

  3. City Breaks in Manchester
    Explore Manchester with a city break and discover hidden treasures, intriguing history, fantastic food, and spectacular architecture.
  4. Family taking a selfie in the tunnel at the Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour
    The Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour offers a behind the scenes look at the world’s most iconic stadium; Old Trafford.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  5. Experiences You Can Book Now
    Book an activity in advance to make the most of your Manchester trip. Enjoy food and pub tours, family friendly attractions and football stadiums to name but a few.
  6. Family Friendly things to do in Manchester
    With a number of free museums in the city, and an array of things to do across the region, there's always a family friendly option to keep the little ones happy

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  1. Things To Do in Manchester
    Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there are plenty of things to do in Manchester and we've got them all listed here
  2. RHS Garden Bridgewater entrance, cafe and shop
    Reviving the gardens of the historic 156 acre Worsley New Hall estate to create RHS Garden Bridgewater represents one of the largest gardening projects in Europe at this time.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  3. HOME restaurant
    A purpose-built centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  4. Treasure Hunt Manchester people looking for clues
    Treasure Hunt Manchester will take you on a beautiful route, and send you to fab places, all at your own pace.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  5. What's on in Manchester
    Manchester is bursting with events. From live music & sports to art & theatre
  6. Piano surrounded with candles
    Join in for a magical night of candlelit music paying tribute to one of the world’s most-loved rock bands: Oasis.
    1. 22 Jul 2022
    2. 11 Aug 2022
  7. Gig
    Ever wondered what it would be like to party in a medieval church? Well now is your chance! A unique clubbing experience like no other, Manchester 360º aims to attract the most talented DJs in the electronic scene.
    1. 12 Aug 2022
  8. Silhouette of a Man Playing Saxophone during Sunset
    The global Candlelight series transforms beautiful venues into awe-inspiring concert halls, bathing the space in candlelight to provide the perfect backdrop for some sublime jazzy sounds.
    1. 15 Jul 2022
  9. Where to Stay in Manchester
    Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
  10. A contemporary hotel set in the bustling heart of the Northern Quarter.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  11. Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is a luxury hotel with an industrial soul that is sprawled out on Oxford Street at the heart of Manchester
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2022
  12. Qbic Manchester Hotel Entry Lounge
    You can’t get much more central than YOTEL Manchester Deansgate.
    1. Shopping in Manchester
      Shopping in Manchester is well worth more than one day's attention
    2. Inside Manchester Arndale
      The UK's largest city-centre shopping centre with over 240 retailers.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    3. intu Trafford Centre
      Manchester's shopping and entertainment complex.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
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      3. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    4. Selfridges in Exchange Square
      Selfridges Exchange Square is located in the heart of the city and a luxury shopping experience, home to the most sought-after and exclusive designer brands in the world
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    5. Food and Drink in Manchester
      Manchester has a great reputation for food & drink and sourcing local produce
    6. Mount Street Dining Room & Bar at The Midland
      Mount Street Dining Room & Bar is a beautiful open space offering a variety of areas to sit back and relax. The menu offers unique dishes and fresh ingredients, fused with the international influences that shape modern-day Manchester.
      1. Presenting social dining at its finest, Dakota Bar & Grill brings feel-good food with a fabulous twist, impeccably served in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
      2. Winner of 'Best Luxury Restaurant’ in the UK at the British Restaurant Awards 2019, Peter Street Kitchen offers an exquisite selection of contemporary Japanese and Mexican small plates, complemented with the finest wines, sake and our signature cocktails in the heart of Manchester.
        1. Arts and Culture in Manchester
          From exhibitions to plays to art-house cinema, Manchester is a world leader in art and culture
        2. Theatre in Manchester
          Watch your favourite play in one of Manchester's stunning theatres.
        3. Sister Act
          Brace yourselves Sisters! The eagerly anticipated Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming to Manchester in 2022!
          1. 27 Jun 20229 Jul 2022
        4. Lord of the Dance
          The most successful touring show in entertainment history is set to return to UK venues for performances across 2022.
          1. 14 Jul 2022
          2. 15 Jul 2022
          3. 16 Jul 2022
          4. 16 Jul 2022
          5. 17 Jul 2022
        5. MAMMA MIA!
          Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!
          1. 31 Jan 202311 Feb 2023
        6. Day Trips and Excursions from Manchester
          Find coach, rail and self-guided day trips and excursions from Manchester to Chester, The Lakes, York and more.
        7. BusyBus' award-winning full day Lake District Adventure tour from Manchester.
          1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
        8. Wales countryside overlooking Snowdon
          Explore the mountains, marvels, and myths of North Wales and Chester with Rabbies.
          1. 1 Apr 202231 Dec 2022
        9. Peak District
          Experience the delights of Derbyshire with Rabbies on this day tour to the Peak District.
          1. 1 Apr 202231 Dec 2022

        Your Manchester

        Get to know the real Manchester from the people who experience it with our blogs

        1. A Northern Rail train
          1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
        2. Avanti West Coast Train
          Avanti West Coast run the fastest trains out of London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly, with the journey taking just over two hours. Frequent services mean you can reach Manchester safely and in next to no time with a choice of Standard, Standard Premium or First Class travel.
          1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022

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