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Affordable flights to Manchester

Vibrant Manchester

A lively and fun-filled city, Manchester knows how to party. Let the good times roll.

Manchester’s long been famed for its music scene and now literature, food and drink festivals also fill the cultural calendar. The city also boasts world-class sport, shopping and theatre too. If you fancy hitting the bars, Canal Street is the liveliest part of the city.

The bold mix of old and new, as Manchester’s industrial heritage meets cutting edge waterfront developments, makes the city great just to wander around. Or head to the inspiring mountainous landscape of the Lake District and recharge your batteries. 

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Canal boat in Manchester

Explore the canals

The waterways, once Manchester’s industrial heart, are still an important and popular part of the city. Cruise the Ship Canal or wet your whistle at a waterside bar.

Dogs racing at Bell Vue Greyhound Stadium

A night at the dogs

Enjoy a traditional Mancunian pastime during your trip to Manchester and watch a race at the Bell Vue Greyhound Stadium. If you don’t fancy a flutter, just soak up the atmosphere people watching.

Be entertained

Catch a show at the Royal Exchange Theatre, watch side-splitting comedy at the Comedy Store, or see a big name at one of England’s premier concert venues, the Apollo.

Lose yourself at MOSI

Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), is a huge seven and a half acre site, filled with fantastic exhibitions, hands-on galleries and even the world’s oldest passenger railway station!

Relax at Heaton Park

If you’ve got time, Manchester’s largest park is more than just a great picnic spot. With play areas, cafes, an animal centre and tram experience, you’ll be there all day.

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