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  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 (8 –14 August)

    Our top tips for making the most of the week ahead, with brilliant things to do across the whole of Greater Manchester

  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. Gig
      A unique clubbing experience like no other, Manchester 360º aims to attract the most talented DJs in the electronic scene.
      1. 12 Aug 2022
    2. Professor Brian Cox
      Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time. The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series *Wonders of …* and non-fiction titles including *Why Does E=mc²?* and *The Quantum Universe*.
      1. 22 Sep 2022
    3. Where to Stay in Manchester
      Search for luxury and cheap hotels, B&Bs and hostels across Manchester
    4. Dakota Manchester Hotel
      Dakota is a lifestyle brand for the independent thinking, discerning traveller.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    5. Mercure Manchester Piccadilly suite
      A 4 star hotel in the heart of Manchester City Centre with fantastic panoramic views across the gardens and the city alike.
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      3. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    6. 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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      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. Mrs. Doubtfire
            A hilarious and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the musical comedy we need right now.
            1. 2 Sep 20221 Oct 2022
          4. The Osmonds: A New Musical
            Musical telling the story of the world-famous musical family.
            1. 12 Aug 2022
            2. 13 Aug 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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