City Breaks to Manchester
Have you got two or three days to spare? Cannot think what to do with them? Then hop on a plane and enjoy a city break to Manchester! This vibrant city pulsates with life all year round so it does not matter when you go. Just try not to arrive when the footie is on unless you are a true fan!
If you want a football city break, Manchester is definitely the place to come. Tickets may be hard to come by for a match but you can always find solace in a tour either around the hallowed turf of Old Trafford where Man U, the most popular football team in the world. Also, play or take the Manchester City Experience, which includes a tour of the ground, dressing room and shop.
If you cannot get enough of football on your city break to Manchester, visit the National Football Museum with memorabilia, interactive displays and the definitive answers as to why the game is so massively popular throughout the world.
Though children might be just as mad about football, you will not want your city break to Manchester to centred around it for the whole time you are there. Fortunately there are plenty of child friendly activities on your city break to Manchester. From the Manchester Museum, which has one of the largest collections of Egyptian artefacts in the country, to the Museum of Transport, packed with old buses, lorries and fire engines to explore.
Manchester is perfect for family city breaks, offering fun for all the family whatever age your child(ren) may be. There are festivals, interactive museums and a converted docklands area with many shops and cafes to keep you occupied. At the Runway Visitor Park you can even climb aboard Concorde, the only place in the UK to offer this.
Visit the Whitworth Gallery with its extensive collection of watercolours for a cultural city break or the Manchester Art Gallery with an interactive gallery for children. The Manchester Cathedral which has the widest nave in Britain is also a great option or the Bridgewater Hall, which hosts concerts all year round, most of which are for all the family.
And if you still have some time to spare, try and book a seat at the Royal Exchange Theatre for a night of contemporary art in this modern in-the-round theatre.
Manchester is hard to beat with a vibrant music scene, great comedy clubs and nightclubs that carry on until the early hours of you enjoy lively city breaks. If you party with the locals on your city break, Manchester will be a place you will not forget!
Go to Manchester
Most of the city breaks in Manchester offers a multi-faceted look at this incredible city and its people. If you have never been before, now is the time. Book your flight with BudgetAir to guarantee a cheap deal.