What We Love About Manchester

Manchester ranks among one of the most popular cities in the United Kingdom alongside Edinburgh and London. It’s also notable for being a bastion for culture and evolving trends in various fields like the arts, music, science, and more. While Liverpool is the home of the Merseybeat Movement (which spawned the likes of The Beatles), Manchester has the Band on the Wall, which played host to big names in punk music like Joy Division and The Buzzcocks. You’ll also find numerous independent record stores keeping the love for vinyl alive. Explore the bustling Northern Quarter to see some street art and discover chains of artisanal coffee shops. Wander around at night and get acquainted with vibrant subcultures and off-hour festivities, especially in music venues like YES and the Warehouse Project. Go on a food trip by going for a stroll around Ancoats. If you’re looking to take spectacular photos to document your trip, then you can visit its architectural marvels and celebrated landmarks like the John Rylands Library, the Town Hall, the Royal Exchange entertainment complex, and Manchester Cathedral. You can also drop by institutions like the People’s History Museum and the Whitworth Art Gallery to see the masterworks of artistic luminaries. If you’re a fan of the Manchester United football club, you can indulge your fandom inside Old Trafford, the team’s home stadium.

Don't miss: Arts and Recreation History and Culture

22°C 16°C

THU,22 Aug. (Local Time)

View weather conditions for the next 7 days
23 Aug FRI 23° 16°
24 Aug SAT 24° 16°
25 Aug SUN 27° 18°
26 Aug MON 23° 17°
27 Aug TUE 26° 18°
28 Aug WED 27° 17°
29 Aug THU 17° 13°

Book the Best Activities in Manchester 1/1

Beyond the City

Go on an adventure outside of Manchester to discover the wonders of Liverpool, Lake District, York, and Peak District. Join guided walking tours or sightsee at your own pace aboard hop-on hop-off buses

Travel Planning & Preparations

Top Things to Do in Manchester 2019

Manchester Travel Information

About Manchester

Manchester ranks among one of the most popular cities in the United Kingdom alongside Edinburgh and London. It’s also notable for being a bastion for culture and evolving trends in various fields like the arts, music, science, and more.


While Liverpool is the home of the Merseybeat Movement (which spawned the likes of The Beatles), Manchester has the Band on the Wall, which played host to big names in punk music like Joy Division and The Buzzcocks. You’ll also find numerous independent record stores keeping the love for vinyl alive. Explore the bustling Northern Quarter to see some street art and discover chains of artisanal coffee shops. Wander around at night and get acquainted with vibrant subcultures and off-hour festivities, especially in music venues like YES and the Warehouse Project. Go on a food trip by going for a stroll around Ancoats.


If you’re looking to take spectacular photos to document your trip, then you can visit its architectural marvels and celebrated landmarks like the John Rylands Library, the Town Hall, the Royal Exchange entertainment complex, and Manchester Cathedral. You can also drop by institutions like the People’s History Museum and the Whitworth Art Gallery to see the masterworks of artistic luminaries. If you’re a fan of the Manchester United football club, you can indulge your fandom inside Old Trafford, the team’s home stadium.

View popular activities on the map

Local Weather

  • MAR - MAY
    15°

    Spring

  • JUN - AUG
    20° 10°

    Summer

  • SEP - NOV
    17°

    Autumn

  • DEC - FEB

    Winter

General Information

  • Time Zone
    GMT +01:00

  • Currency
    British Pound

    1USD = 0.82GBP

Nearby Destinations to Manchester

Popular Activities in Manchester