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About Manchester

Manchester is a metropolitan city in the northwest part of England with a thriving arts scene, hip nightlife, ancient and modern cultural sights and a very famous football club. Who hasn’t seen the iconic Manchester United team on the sports field on the telly? When you book a vacation in England, you will want to see Manchester for sure because it is a city that never stops entertaining.

Best Time To Visit And Weather

The best time to visit Manchester is between June and August when the sun is often shining and the events calendar is full. There are festivals, concerts and all kinds of events to catch in this creative city. 

Keep this in mind when you book your flight to Manchester from Toronto. There are lots of great Air Canada flights to Manchester Airport and other popular English destinations. 

Where To Stay In Manchester

Manchester has a lot of accommodation options ranging from elegant historic hotels to hip modern ones. You can find a room in your price range even if you are on a tight budget.

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is a classy place with modern interiors in bright colors. The Grand Victorian property has an art deco-style restaurant and elegant glass-domed lobby. The service is exceptional as the decor.

The Midland with a luxury spa and a large indoor swimming pool, makes a nice place to stay while you are on vacation. This Edwardian lodging is charming and just a five-minute walk to the opera house. The staff pays attention to every detail and you will be pampered during your entire stay.

King Street Townhouse is right in the middle of the city so for sightseeing you are amongst it all. With 140 year history, this iconic stay comes with stylish rooms, an infinity pool and a rooftop terrace. It is pure luxury that you totally deserve during your vacation.

Things To See And Do In Manchester

The Northern Quarter is a hip and creative area with galleries, shops, bars and restaurants. Buy some old-school records, listen to live music and enjoy some English grub as you explore the trendiest area of the city. Spend some time soaking up the arty atmosphere of the Northern Quarter.

China Town in Manchester is the second-largest Chinatown in the United Kingdom and the third largest in all of Europe so imagine the bargains just waiting to be found. If you visit in February, you will see the Chinese New Year celebrations with red lanterns, dancing dragons and festive performers in the street. Other times it is always a vibrant and colorful area with great Asian food and all kinds of things for sale. 

Ancoats is a canalside neighborhood with restaurants that attract foodies who expect the best. Sample food and drink from many countries around the world, from Asian to European and Mexican. Sip craft beer while planning your next meal. To treat yourself, book a table at Mana, a classy Michelin star restaurant with a star chef who designed a locally-sourced modern menu featuring innovative English dishes.

A walking tour is a great way to get to know the city. Piccadilly Gardens, Chinatown, Vimto Sculpture, St. Peter’s Square and Royal Exchange Theatre are a few of the fascinating places your professional tour guide will take you. Exploring the city with a guide means you won’t get lost and will learn about history in an interesting way while getting your daily exercise.

The Whitworth is an impressive art gallery with over 50,000 works of art on show. The gallery in Whitworth Park is within the University of Manchester. The building exterior and beautiful gardens are almost as striking as the priceless art displayed. 

Manchester Central Library is a stunning building thanks to a multi-million dollar restoration. Near St Peter’s Square, it was designed by E. Vincent Harris and built around 1930. 

You won’t need a bathing suit when you visit the Victoria Baths. The building is being restored and is now used as an exhibition and event center. Britain’s best municipal swimming pool opened in 1906 and closed as a public bath in 1993. Take a tour and learn all about the restoration project and plans for the baths.

Go skiing and snowboarding in any season at Chill Factor, an indoor ski slope in Greater Manchester. Brush up on your ski skills with a lesson and hit the slopes. After some snowy fun activities, you can relax in the restaurant or do some shopping. Great for all the family, including the kids.

More Highlights Of Manchester

  • Buy souvenirs including English tea and anything with Manchester United on it
  • Catch a hilarious comedy show at The Lowry
  • Spot the uplifting symbol of the Manchester worker bee around the city
  • Show your support for your favorite soccer teams at the National Soccer Museum
  • Find a cool cafe down Beech Road and sip lattes for a few hours
  • Pick up fresh flowers and produce from the colorful Altrincham Market
  • Admire the intricate neo-Gothic architecture of the historic town hall
  • Enjoy the beautiful gardens and animal park at Heaton Park
  • Indulge in a luxury spa treatment for a few blissful hours

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