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If you're planning a short break to Manchester, we've got some great January offers to make it more affordable. With discounts on hotels, food and drink, experiences and transport, you'll find offers to fill your entire stay.

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Hotel Offers

Up To 25% Off At The Lowry Hotel

Beat The January Blues, Bed and Breakfast rate – available for stays in January 2023, 15% of our Best Available rate. Bookable via the Lowry website or the Lowry Reservations Team. 

Stay 2, get 25% off the total price, Room Only rate - available January – April inclusive. Bookable via the Lowry website or the Lowry Reservations Team. 

3 for 2, Room Only rate - available January – April inclusive. Bookable via the Lowry website or the Lowry Reservations Team. 

4 for 3, Room Only rate - available January – April inclusive. Bookable via the Lowry website or the Lowry Reservations Team. 

20% Off At Whitworth Locke

Become a member of the Locke Community and get 20% off stays booked between 26th December 2022 and 8th January 2023.   

Terms and conditions:

Bookings are non-refundable but amendable once booked (conditions apply)  

  • Get a flat 20% discount on standard Short Stay (1-6n), Weekly (7-28n) and Monthly (29n+) rates at all Locke locations, excluding Locke at East Side Gallery and WunderLocke.  

  • Valid on stays between 01/01/23 – 31/03/23, for bookings made between 26/12/22 and 08/01/23.   

  • Must book using Locke Community Member promo code.  

  • Early check in at 2PM and late check out at 1PM included (value £20/€20)  

  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.   

  • Online offer only, must book via    

  • Subject to availability, restrictions may apply.   

Special Offers At The Ainscow Hotel

Complimentary Bubbles - We want to make your stay at The Ainscow Hotel extra special. If you book directly with us via our website, we’ll not only make sure you get the best rates, but we’ll also treat you to a bottle of prosecco on arrival. Available for advanced, direct bookings only. Can’t be used in conjunction with any other promotion. 

Celebration Promotion - Treat yourself to a night away with breakfast in the morning and a bottle of house wine or prosecco on arrival. 

Sunday: £89 

Monday-Friday: £99 

Available until 31/03/23. 

Booking Promo Code: CELEBRATE22 

Available for advanced, direct bookings only. Can’t be used in conjunction with any other promotion. 

Family Break - Planning on treating the family to a short break in Manchester? Our Family Break package includes an overnight stay in one of our family rooms (up to 2 adults & 2 children), complimentary breakfast for the kids (up to 2), and late check-out. 

Price: £89 – £119 

Available until 31/03/23. 

Booking Promo Code: SCHOOL20 

Available for advanced, direct bookings only. Can’t be used in conjunction with any other promotion. 

Book at

3 Nights For 2 At The Alan

3 for 2 night stay – save 33% over a 3 night stay, bookable direct via choosing the 3 for 2 option.

Stay And Dine Offers From Malmaison

Get a room from only £75 when you spend £50 on dinner in Chez Mal. Must be booked at least five days in advance. Book at

Buy a room for two and get dinner included. And to top it off the longer you stay, the better the offer. Stay 2 nights and enjoy 2 courses per person on one night. Stay 3 nights and enjoy 3 courses per person on one night. Available until 31/3/23. Book at

20% Off Stays At Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena

20% discount off the best flexible rate - bookable direct by email, quoting VISIT MANCHESTER to redeem. Offer valid for stays through until end of February 2023, subject to hotel’s availability.

Stay & Dine package at INNSiDE by Meliá

£175 PER COUPLE. Enjoy an overnight stay at INNSiDE by Meliá Manchester, including a delicious breakfast, a complimentary bottle of wine in your room and £75 to spend how you wish at First Street Bar & Kitchen. Available on Sundays throughout January and February. To book this exclusive offer please contact the team today at

Experience Offers

25% Off At Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

Use discount code 25JAN for 25% off single tickets or exclusive lanes only. Not valid on any food and drink or tickets including food and drink. Valid for any booking placed for January or in January. 

Book at

30% Off Fairy Tales at Z-Arts

Fairy Tales, an interactive world of play and storytelling for 0-8 years old and their grown-ups. Step into a fairy tale town and through into the woods to discover a world of giants, palaces, gingerbread houses and treasure caves. Trip trap over a bridge, paddle through an enchanted stream, stop by the palace disco, grab a snack at Hansel and Gretel's cafe, and take a stroll around Once Upon A Time Square.

Just use the code 'FAIRY30' when booking at is only valid until 21.02.23

20% Off Valentines Day Picnic Package With Didsbury Bicycle Hire

20% off the Valentines Afternoon Tea Picnic Package. To book email quoting ‘BE-MINE23’.

20% Off VR Experiences With meetspaceVR

Kick off the new year in style! meetspaceVR is currently offering 20% off bookings until 31 Jan 2023! Available until stocks last, there are only 100 bonuses available, so grab your bargain now! Enter the code MANC20 at check out and have your minds blown! Book at

10% Off With BEE Adventures Guided Walks 

10% off our BEE Adventures first guided walk in January (Rydal Cave) with transport from Manchester. Use the code is JAN23 at

10% Off Cookery Classes With Food Sorcery

10% off cookery classes at the new venue at Deansgate Square. Use the code "Manchester10" for 10% off any class or event. Use the code at checkout when booking at

£2 Off Per Person At Breakout Manchester

£2 off per person in January. Use code "marketingmcr1" valid only for the January period when booking at

Manchester Afternoon Tea Taxi Tours

An unrivalled 3 hour experience, a bespoke 2 hour Taxi Tour, followed by Traditional Afternoon Tea, served at a location of your choice in or out of the Taxi. 

Cost £150.00 including Tea for 2. Extra persons £20.00 each. 

Book at

25% Off Wiseguides Tour

25% discount for groups of 10 or more in January on a 2 hour walking tour of Manchester in French or German.

Book via 

Food & Drink Offers

50% Off Food & Cocktails At Three Little Words

50% off all food and selected cocktails Wednesday-Friday. Offer applicable Wednesday 5pm-midnight, Thursday 5pm-midnight, Friday 12pm-7pm. Booking recommended but not essential, book at and quote JAN50.

25% Off Drinks & 4th Plate Free At Peter Street Kitchen

Every 4th plate is complimentary when dining on the a la carte menu. Available from 3 January - 31 January. Maximum 8 people per group. Book in advance at

25% off beverages when dining at the Peter Street Kitchen. Available 3 January - 31 January. Minimum group of 10 people or more. Book in advance at

30% Off At Tampopo Corn Exchange

30% off all mains in January. To redeem customers must quote “Corn Exchange January Discount”. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers, including the express lunch menu. Book at

25% Off Food At Band On The Wall

Throughout January Band On The Wall are offering:

25% off food, two cocktails for £12, house bottle of wine £12, house lager and cider £3.50.

All day every day throughout January. More details at

£20 Bottomless Curry At Zouk

This January Zouk is offering customers a bit of extra value with their fabulous Bottomless Curry Event. Each weekday in January for a fixed price of £20 per person diners can eat as much curry, rice and naan bread as they have room for. Available Monday to Friday January 2023, 6pm to 11pm. For more information and to book go to

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other offers and promotions. There is no cash alternative. Booking is recommended. Tables are for 90 minutes per booking. Offer is limited to the curries on the bottomless curry menu. Each diner is entitled one bottomless curry form the menu above and unlimited rice and naan breads. Please note there are 3 curry options to choose from each day.

4 Dishes Plus Drink For £20pp At The Alan

4 chefs choice dishes plus a drink (prosecco, bottled beer (peroni, moretti or sol), 175ml house red, white or rose wine or soft drink) for £20pp. The dishes will be a selection from our light bites or small plates. Available for lunch and dinner bookings 7 days a week in January. 1.5 hours seating time. Bookings recommended but not necessary for the deal, first come first served. Book via

£10 voucher to use for the restaurant at INNSiDE by Meliá

Sign up here to receive a £10 gift that can be redeemed when you next visit us in January. Terms and conditions apply and will be emailed to you with your gift. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Printworks Offers

Book a party at Cargo, Floripa or Bingo Balls with up to 75% off

For anyone that missed out on a staff Christmas Party, you can book it now at one of these fantastic venues and party all night long! With up to 75% off room hire, up to 50% off food menu, and up to 50% off drink menu. To enquire further, send an email to

Exclusive January offers at O’Neill’s when you sign up to their App

Download and sign up to the O’Neill’s App to collect double points with every visit from 3rd-31st January to help you earn rewards. Get a free welcome drink when you sign up and redeem limited time offers throughout January including: a free pint of Coors, 2 for 1 on bottles of Rekorderlig and 2 for 1 shots of Dead Man’s Finger Mango Tequila on pay weekend. The New O'Neill's App - Register Now For A Free Drink On Us (

Free Kid’s Meal with an adult main course at Hard Rock Café

As part of their Kids & Family Appreciation, Hard Rock Café is offering a free kids meal when any adult main course is purchased from 9th January – 10th February. Kids meals are for ages 10 and under and include a headliner main, a sidekick, and a drink, with an add on dessert or milkshake available from £1.75. Also offer 20% off food, non-alcoholic drinks and merchandise when you show your Automobile Club membership card (AC, AAA or The AA) from 9th Jan – 10th Feb. Promotions cannot be combined with or used with any other promotion or discount. Live Music and Dining in Exchange Square, Manchester | Hard Rock Cafe Manchester

Join the Keller Club for 50% off food and 20% off drinks at Bierkeller

Sign up to Bierkeller’s Keller Club for exclusive offers throughout January including 50% off food and 20% off drinks every Sunday-Friday. They also offer food and beverage low calorie and alcohol-free options so you can still participate in Dry January and stick to your New Year’s Resolution diet too. Wallet Pass

Shopping Offers

10% Off At The People's History Museum Shop

10% off in the PHM shop.  This discount can be redeemed only once on one transaction in the museum and must be claimed by the end of January 2023.  Simply show [January Offers confirmation] at the till to claim your discount.  The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers, used in exchange for cash and is not transferable or refundable.  

Transport Offers

Save 50% With Transpennine Express

Save over 50% when you book in advance. Plus reserve a seat and no booking fees  

Terms and conditions 

  • Advance Purchase tickets are available on the majority of longer distance TransPennine Express journeys 
  • Tickets are for single journeys, but return journeys can be made by purchasing two single tickets 
  • Seat reservations are available for Advance Purchase bookings made before the day of departure. If you book an Advance Purchase ticket without a seat reservation, you must still travel on your booked time train
  • Seat reservations are not provided for Advance Purchase tickets bought on the day of departure 
  • For all ticket origin and destinations where TPE Advance tickets are available, Advance Purchase products are available up to 15 minutes before departure, subject to availability 
  • Advance Purchase prices are subject to availability so higher demand services (for example, at peak times) will have higher price points and as availability for a service reduces, the price will typically increase 
  • Due to the limited availability and popularity of these tickets, please book early to avoid disappointment 
  • Savings are calculated by comparing the overall average saving of Advance Purchase standard single ticket fares for TransPennine Express journeys over a sample 12 week booking horizon, purchased before the day of travel, to the equivalent price of an Anytime Standard Single ticket 
  • Advance Purchase tickets are valid only for the train service for which they are booked 
  • Changes to the date and time can be made before departure, but are subject to an administration fee except when changed through the TransPennine Express website 
  • Advance Purchase tickets are non-refundable 
  • If you buy your tickets with a Railcard, don't forget to take it with you when you travel as your ticket won't be valid without it 




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