Stories, news and views

Explore Manchester through the lens of our insightful blog posts. From hidden gems to iconic landmarks, our curated content offers a unique perspective on the city's culture, events, and attractions. Dive into the stories that bring Manchester to life and discover the insider tips that make your visit truly memorable. Let our blog be your guide to unlocking the vibrant spirit of this dynamic city.

Top 5 Accessible Tourist Attractions

Euan’s Guide share their Top 5 accessible tourist attractions to visit in Manchester. You can send your disabled access reviews of these places and more to EuansGuide.com. Castlefield Gallery Art-lover on a tight budget? This intriguing art space features exhibitions by trending artists while…

Read More

Top 5 Alternative Coffee Shops

Sam Belkacemi, blogger and writer, shares her top 5 alternative coffee shops around Manchester. Grindsmith On first inspection the café does look a little like a laboratory, but this ultra-chic modern pod is a place where customers can really see what goes into a good cup of coffee. Grindsmith uses…

Read More

Top 5 Alternative ways to get fit in the City Centre

Asma Younus, travel, food & lifestyle blogger at Jetsetchick.com gives us some alternative (and fun!) ideas to stay active. Reggae Yoga Reggae Yoga is designed to help you build strength, stretch and sweat whilst listening to the uplifting beats of a roots reggae soundtrack. Eirian teaches Vinyasa…

Read More

Top 5 Craft Beer Pubs

Local craft beer brewery Seven Bro7hers share their top 5 places to enjoy craft beer in Greater Manchester. Pie & Ale Not only does Pie & Ale sell amazing craft beer, but their passion about great beer is obvious for all to see. Based in the Northern Quarter, they are true craft beer evangelists…

Read More

Top 5 Chinese Restaurants

Manchester is home to the second biggest Chinatown in the UK, and the third largest in Europe, though some of the best restaurants can also be found the grid centred on Faulkner Street. From humble rice dishes to fiery banquets, here are The Culture Trip's top picks in the city. Happy Seasons A…

Read More

Top 5 Date Venues

Serving up a sweet selection of flirt friendly spots, Manchester’s bar scene is well versed in the world of dating. Here's Design My Night's top 5 venues to take a date. The Fitzgerald The Fitzgerald is that elusive stranger you’ve always had your eye on; good looking, well dressed and just a…

Read More

Top 5 Walks in Oldham

Dove Stone Reservoir Dove Stone Reservoir, part of the stunning Peak District National Park and amongst the spectacular Saddleworth Moors, is an established and popular tourist attraction perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding. Despite its incredible popularity, there are many secluded areas…

Read More

Share and follow Visit Manchester on Instagram

Follow us everywhere