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Manchester is the original modern city - the birthplace of everything from the Industrial Revolution and the computer to the football league and the co-operative movement. Manchester is all about the mix. In sport, we produce world-class stars. In music, the city has inspired some of the world’s most iconic bands. In academia, Europe's biggest student population study alongside Nobel prize-winners. And in culture we produce the world-renowned Manchester International Festival - one of Europe's most forward-thinking commissioning events.

 

Manchester is the gateway to the North of England - home to the Roman city of Chester, the port city of Liverpool, coastal resort of Blackpool and the wonders of the Lake District National Park. Manchester has direct flights to over 200 destinations, including many major European cities, and is a two hour train journey from London.


Best hotels

in Manchester

Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly

Motel One ★★

From €81 / night

Central-city location

Free WiFi and use of on-site bar One Lounge

 

The Principal Manchester

The Principal Manchester ★★ 

From €185 / night

Set in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant city centre

Tea/coffee-making facilities

 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

Radisson Blu Edwardian ★★★★

From €112 / night

Housed in Manchester's famous Free Trade Hall

Indoor pool, hot tub and a health spa

 


Novotel Manchester Centre

Novotel Manchester Centre ★★

From €105/ night

In Manchester's lively Chinatown

Steam room with a tropical rain shower

 

The Midland - QHotels

The Midland - QHotels ★★★★

From €190 / night

Manchester city centre

Relaxation pool and thermal areas

 

Hotel Gotham

Hotel Gotham ★★★★

From €171/ night

Located in the centre of Manchester

Rooftop terrace and free WiFi

 


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Tours & Activities

in Manchester

Top things to do

in Manchester

Visit John Rylands Library

This masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture looks more like a castle or cathedral. When John Rylands died in 1888, he was one of Manchester's most successful industrialists with a personal fortune of £2.75million. The library was commissioned in 1890 by his wife Enriqueta in his memory.

 

John Rylands Library, Manschester
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Explore the trendy Northern Quarter

Manchester's creative, urban heart is home to countless independent fashion stores, record shops, cafés, bars and restaurants and the world famous shopping emporium Afflecks, providing affordable outlets for independent designers and traders across four floors. 

 

Northern Quarter, Manchester
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Manchester's LGBT community

Manchester has a thriving LGBT scene, centred around the world famous Canal Street - home of 'The Village'. Made up of bars, restaurants, night clubs and businesses - it is one of the city's liveliest and most welcoming areas. Whether you want a cocktail with friends, a light bite to eat or are looking to dance the night away - Manchester's LGBT culture has it all.

 

Manchester Gay Pride
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Discover Manchester Museum

Explore the world at Manchester Museum with its 4 floors of displays and exhibitions in 15 galleries, featuring collections from all over the world. Founded as a natural history museum in 1821, the University of Manchester-owned museum has grown to play host to a fascinating collection of exhibits.

 

 

Family looking at aircraft inside the Air & Space Hall at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, Manchester
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Explore the city's sports culture

Manchester is said to be the city that 'gave' us football - and with Manchester United (MUFC) and Manchester City (MCFC) as two of the world's most successful and popular teams, it is clearly a city that still leads in this field. Take a visit to one of the two's grounds and stadiums (are you a Red or a Blue?) and go on one of the fantastic tours. Alternatively, visit the Manchester Aquatics Centre, Lancashire County Cricket Club, National Cycling Centre and more; we are a sporting city and have something for everyone.

 

 

Old Trafford, Home of Manchester United Football Club, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
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