Escape with us...to Manchester

We really love Manchester. So much so that our trains run every 20 minutes from London Euston, seven days a week, whizzing you to its city centre in just over two hours. 

Manchester is a city of firsts, birth place of the industrial revolution, where votes for women started and the first computer was invented. This is a city full of attractions to keep you entertained, with two world-famous football clubs, Manchester City and Manchester United, an unrivalled music heritage, top eateries and some of the best shopping in the UK. 

There are museums everywhere, filled with diverse collections that boast everything from prehistoric creatures to cutting-edge technology.

The Manchester Arndale and intu Trafford Centre make Manchester’s shopping worth a visit in its own right. From designer labels to quirky boutiques, the city's shopping scene is as varied as the rest of its attractions. Whether it’s a cute vintage store in the Northern Quarter or specialist market full of local produce, there’s something for everyone.

With over 300 thriving, diverse restaurants in Manchester's city centre alone to choose from, eating out is a real treat. For more information on what to do and see in Manchester go to visitmanchester.com.

To book and customise your escape, call 01904 431333

Coronation Street tour

Coronation Street Package

Includes:

  • 4* Ramada Salford Quays for 1 night
  • Coronation Street – The Tour 
  • Virgin Trains return journey in Standard Class
  • Package price: From £121 (travelling from London) / From £95 (travelling from Milton Keynes) 
  • 4* Ramada Salford Squays + Coronation Street – The Tour 1 night £121 London/£95 Milton Keynes 

  • 4* MacDonald Townhouse + Manchester United or Manchester City Stadium Tour 1 night £117.50 London/£91.50 Milton Keynes 

  • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
  • Legoland Discovery Centre

    Family Escapes Package

    Includes:
    • Holiday Inn Express Manchester Salford Quays for 1 night
    • Entry to Legoland Discovery Centre
    • Virgin Trains return journey in Standard Class
    • Package price: From £82.45 (travelling from London) / From 62.45 (travelling from Milton Keynes)
    Manchester City football stadium

    Manchester Football Escape

    Includes:

    • Holiday Inn Manchester Central Park for 1 night
    • Manchester City Football Club Stadium and Club Tour
    • Virgin Trains return ticket in Standard Class
    • Package price: From £87pp (twin share)
    • Travelling from London
    Champagne afternoon tea

    Annie's Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Package

    Includes:
    • Holiday Inn Express Manchester East for 1 night
    • Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 
    • Virgin Trains return journey in Standard Class
    • Package price: From £86.95 (travelling from London) / From £66.95 (travelling from Milton Keynes)



    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes
    • 5* Radisson Edwardian Manchester + Annie’s Celebrity Champagne Afternoon Tea 1 night £179.45 London/£153.45 Milton Keynes

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