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  1. 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.

City Break in Manchester

  1. Couple enjoying a game at Breakout Manchester
    Book an activity in advance to make the most of your Manchester trip. Enjoy food and pub tours, family-friendly attractions, football stadium tours and much more.
  2. Man explaining the gin-making process to two people at Manchester Gin
    Join Manchester Gin for a fully immersive distillery tour and gin-making experience.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  3. Expect fabulous story-telling, drama and entertainment on a truly memorable occasion.
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  4. Scranchester Food Tour guide talking to two men with plat of food
    A truly immersive food tour of Manchester. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop tour across the city offering edible insights into food history and culture along the way. The tour will include at least eight stops (adding up to a huge meal, come hungry!) revealing why the city’s food and drink scene is booming.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  5. Bridgewater Hall
    A tuneful swoop through the popular music scene of the city from the 1960s to the present day.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  6. Craft Beer Tour Manchester - beer on a table
    Join us on a craft beer adventure as we tour Manchester and sample the best local produce that the city has to offer. We visit a range of microbreweries and craft beer houses enjoying at least ten craft beers along the way. Just £30pp, tour run every Saturday.
    1. People in an exhibition in the National Football Museum
      Whether you’re a die hard football fan, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, enjoy a visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.
      1. 14 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
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      As one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the UK, Manchester has a rolling calendar of outstanding events, exhibitions, concerts, markets and theatre.
    3. Absolutely Britney Bottomless Brunch Show Manchester
      A fully live show, with brunch, bottomless bubbles & all the Britney hits you can handle?... Oops! We did it again...
      1. Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour
        he best Elvis show in the world… just got even better! Direct from the USA, Shawn Klush & Dean Z have now been joined by the UK’s own winner of The Ultimate Elvis Competition Ben Thompson. This is a spectacular show not to be missed by any Elvis fan across the globe.
        1. The Official RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series Three Tour
          Drag Royalty will sashay across the UK next autumn for The Series Three Tour of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.
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            Drag queens, brunch, bottomless cocktails, and all the Gaga hits you can handle? Look no further for a pop-tastic brunch party you'll never forget!
            1. Musical instrument
              Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations never before used for this purpose in Manchester. Buy your tickets now to discover the music of Joe Hisaishi at Stoller Hall under the gentle glow of candlelight.
              1. Person enjoying food outside a converted bus
                With new restaurants, bars, gastropubs, micro breweries and cafes opening weekly, the city is establishing itself as one of the UK’s most exciting foodie destinations.
              2. Corn Exchange Manchester: exterior
                Showcasing all its original Edwardian beauty with a modern twist, The Corn Exchange is home to a mouthwatering mix of restaurants and more in Manchester. With cuisine from around the world including Germany, Greece, India, Italy, the far-East and british favourites too.
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              3. With its welcome ambiance and sociable buzz, The Refuge has become a hotspot where you can play all day and stay all night. Sip cocktails, whizz through work emails, catch a live DJ, sample pours from a local brewery: You can do it all and more.
                1. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2023
              4. 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. Female looking at clothes on a rack
                  Manchester boasts great shopping centres such as Manchester Arndale and The Trafford Centre as well as high street destinations that offer an unrivalled selection of international brands, alongside a thriving independent scene.
                2. A totem of indie commerce; shop for anything from top hats to tattoos.
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                3. 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 202331 Dec 2023
                4. Inside Manchester Arndale
                  The UK's largest city-centre shopping centre with over 240 retailers.
                  1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
                5. Where to Stay in Manchester
                  Greater Manchester offers a wide range of accommodation, from unique boutique hotels and luxury pads to beautiful countryside settings and cosy family hideaways, there’s something to suit every need and taste.
                6. The Edwardian Manchester
                  Winner of ‘Leading Hotel of the Year 2019’, The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel brings redefined five-star luxury to the city’s beautiful Grade II*-listed Free Trade Hall.
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                7. Book a stay at one of 59 beautifully designed Serviced Apartments in Manchester City Centre, fully fitted for the practicalities of daily life, finished with a subtle suggestion of the Orient inspired by the bustle of nearby Chinatown. As you'd expect from a luxury hotel, there's every concession to contemporary style and comfort. Choose between our Smart and Grande Studio, two bed Penthouse Suite or book a Liberty or Loft Suite.
                8. The Midland hotel in Manchester
                  Grade II listed Edwardian building exuding elegance and style.
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                9. Day Trips and Excursions from Manchester
                  Manchester is ideally placed as a base to explore more of the North, including iconic destinations like Liverpool, the Peak District, Chester, and many more.
                10. Getting To Your Manchester City Break
                  Leave the car behind and take the stress out of travelling to Manchester for your city break. Choose from one of our rail partners.
                11. 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 202331 Dec 2023
                12. Travel to Manchester from across the North of England and Scotland with regular direct services TransPennine Express.

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