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Things to do in Manchester

Manchester is one of the busiest, buzziest cities you could visit. It’s the UK’s second biggest metropolis, and suitably brimming with things to do and places to see. Whether it’s art or sport, culture or comedy, music or shops, this place has it all. Check out our guide to things to do in Manchester. One glimpse and you might want to extend your stay! 


Home of Judi Dench, Peter Kay and Take That, Manchester produces some of the nation’s best artistic talent – and here’s where to catch the show. 


Manchester is shopper’s heaven, with designer brands and department stores, high street staples and factory outlets. Best of all are the cool ‘n’ quirky independents. 


Whether indulging in culture or amusing the kids, you’re in the right city. Choose from art galleries, science museums and stadium tours. Or simply wander the Victorian streets. 


If you’re the sporty type - or even the spectating type - take your pick from Old Trafford, Etihad Stadium, Manchester Velodrome and all the rest at Sportcity.

Looking for a hotel in Manchester?

Whether you want to stay in the city centre, in one of Manchester’s leafy suburbs or in the beautiful Lancashire countryside, we have lots of hotels to choose from. If you need to be right on the doorstep, we have hotels next to Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly, as well as Old Trafford, Etihad Stadium and Manchester Arena