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Manchester is waiting for you

Scattered with exciting galleries, restaurants and a flourishing music scene home to some of the world’s most electrifying groups, Manchester is one of Britain’s most exciting cities. From shopping sprees to sporting legends, you'll find it all when you find yourself in Manchester. Take a look at our top attractions and 2FOR1 offers.

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Food and drink in Manchester

The vibrant food scene in Manchester has restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.

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Attractions in Manchester

Manchester is chock-a-block with cultural activities and landmarks to visit on a long weekend or staycation.

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Manchester nightlife

Manchester has a thronging nightlife, from the gay bars on Canal Street to the quirky cocktail bars in the Northern Quarter.

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Shopping in Manchester

Manchester has a whole range of shops for the bargain hunter or the style queen.  

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Family fun in Manchester

Keep your family entertained for hours in Manchester with these affordable activities suitable for all ages.  

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