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Destination of the month

Welcome to Manchester

There is more to Manchester than just its football teams. The city is a lively destination with a vibrant nightlife scene.

Flying to Manchester

Aer Lingus flies to Manchester year-round

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Things to do here

Manchester is often considered England’s second city. Home to two famous football teams, the city is also a major cultural centre with the recently revamped Whitworth Art Gallery and Imperial War Museum North just two must see institutions. The Northern Quarter is home to many of the city’s best bars, restaurants and live music venues. Manchester has also been the birthplace of countless bands from Oasis to the Stone Roses and Mancunians are most definitely party people.  

To Eat

  1. The Lime Tree in Didsbury is famously focused on producing modern British food. Book well in advance.
  2. MyLahore is a firm favourite with locals and easy to see why. Great food and great service.

To Stay

  1. Located near the Northern Quarter, The Lowry Hotel in Salford is bright and elegant and a favourite of many visiting celebrities. 
  2. The Great John Street Hotel is a boutique hotel with a great rooftop garden.

National Football Museum Sports

Manchester is home to two of Europe’s biggest teams but this museum is a great option for all football fans. 
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Manchester Cathedral Cultural

Refurbished and remodelled in the 19th century but the cathedral dates back to 1215 with evidence of an early Saxon Church from around 700. 
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The Imperial War Museum Historical

The northern branch of the famous museum - comprehensive and engaging. 
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Dance Music Dance Music Events

Check out The Warehouse Project for some of the best one-off events taking place in the city. Sankeys remains the spiritual home of underground electro and techno music.
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