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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 202231 Dec 2022
  3. Couple with bikes
    Didsbury Bicycle Hire is a community-based bicycle hire company from Manchester with a difference.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  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 202231 Dec 2022
  5. Bridgewater Hall
    A tuneful swoop through the popular music scene of the city from the 1960s to the present day.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  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 202231 Dec 2022
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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. Celebrate the start of summer and the Queen’s Jubilee weekend at The Manchester Flower Show.
      1. 2 Jun 20225 Jun 2022
    4. Popcorn
      A sun-soaked bonanza of feel-good films, themed nights, singalongs and more is coming to Camelot this summer! Amidst the iconic castle of Camelot, visitors of all ages can enjoy a wide selection of great films at the drive-in cinema.
      1. 20 May 202225 Jun 2022
    5. Chicago
      The classic Broadway music about the 'Merry Murderesses' Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly.
      1. 23 May 2022
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    6. 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
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    7. Queen with Adam Lambert at Manchester Arena
      Brian May and Roger Taylor team up once more with longtime front man Adam Lambert on lead vocals.
      1. 30 May 2022
    8. 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. 10 Jun 2022
    9. 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.
    10. Showcasing all its original Edwardian beauty with a modern twist, The Corn Exchange is home to a mouthwatering mix of new restaurants in Manchester that offer a fusion of flavours from around the globe.
      1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2022
    11. 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 202031 Dec 2022
    12. 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.
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        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.
        1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
      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 202231 Dec 2022
      4. Inside Manchester Arndale
        The UK's largest city-centre shopping centre with over 240 retailers.
        1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
      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. 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 202231 Dec 2022
      12. Travel to Manchester from across the North of England and Scotland with regular direct services TransPennine Express.

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