About halfway between London and Edinburgh lies Manchester, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and a modern city of inclusivity, invention and sheer inspiration. There is so much to see and do in this city, spanning the arts, sport, nightlife, canal cruises, walking tours and wine bars. Line your trip up with a festival or football game, book tickets to the theatre, or perhaps reserve a table for two at one of Manchester’s best restaurants. Whatever you do, you’ll be in good company.
If you’re planning a visit, explore our Manchester travel guide and find out how to make the most of your time in this exciting English city. We’ve collected the best tips from our travel experts, and have all sorts of suggestions for things to do, the best time to travel, where to stay in Manchester, getting around and more.