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Nicknamed the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, Manchester is an ever modernising city which offers visitors superb museums, nightlife and sports teams. Arrive in Manchester in one hour from Edinburgh and begin your trip in one of the UK’s best city break destinations in no time.

Known for

  • Countless Museums - Manchester continues to up its museum and gallery offering, now perhaps even rivalling that of London.
  • Castlefield – This is one area you must explore to admire the city’s impressive canals, restored Victorian buildings and a few city highlights including the Museum of Science and Industry.
  • Football Rivals – The city is definitely football mad; home to two of the world’s biggest and most famous football teams – Manchester United and Manchester City.
  • Gay Village – The area built around the iconic Canal Street is packed with infamous bars and clubs, and may be one of the oldest and most-established gay communities in Europe.

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Summer schedule from April to October. Winter schedule from November to March.

Manchester is known for its vibrant and spirited soul so is a perfect destination for a long weekend away. The city boasts an excellent and varied nightlife scene from easy going and trendy bars to the fun-loving Canal Street to some of the best live music venues in the country. What’s more with the Manchester Arndale, Trafford Centre, Exchange Square and Market Street all offering a fantastic selection of shops, you will find it hard to resist a little retail therapy while on your trip.

You may struggle to narrow down Manchester’s seemingly endless list of fantastic museums but a few of the very best include the internationally renowned Manchester Gallery and The Museum of Science and Industry which spans 250 years of innovation from the city. Many tourists fall in love with The John Rylands Library which is perhaps the most beautiful building in the entire city. Moreover if you want to learn more about Manchester’s favourite sport then a trip to the National Football Museum will be right up your street.

Leave the city and venture outside into the beautiful surrounding counties. Visit Lancashire’s iconic northern towns of Blackpool, Preston and more or enjoy a fantastic country stay visit in Cheshire where you can visit the beautiful stately homes, gardens and market towns. Moreover with the incredible Peak District National Park just over half an hour from the airport, you can be enjoying its nature, beauty, dramatic landscapes and its scattering of quaint villages in no time.

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* prices based on cheapest quotes made in throughout 2018