Manchester Destination Guide
Destination Overview The red brick buildings of Manchester are a beacon for visitors looking for entertainment and fun in a historical and lively city. Manchester has a reputation for being a capital of music, and frequent gigs at the city’s many venues, like the Manchester Apollo or the adventurous Band on the Wall, mean this reputation doesn’t seem under any threat yet. However, there are plenty of attractions – from go-karting to shopping at the Arndale Centre – to keep the whole family entertained in Manchester city. Things to do in Manchester With more than 500 pubs and clubs, Manchester is well known as a great destination for those who love a good night out. If that’s not your scene, enjoy a trip to the
Butterfly Farm or Manchester’s many galleries instead. Manchester events range from massive concerts or cultural celebrations, such as the Manchester International Film Festival, to the more eclectic – such as the Catch the Caribbean Festival of Manchester in the summer.
Full of heritage and new developments, Manchester is the place to explore when you want everything from museums to shopping to an excellent night life and to find everything pretty much all within walking distance.
Find out more about visiting Manchester here. Visit Manchester by Train With a selection of centrally located train stations in the city, visiting Manchester by train is nice and easy. Choose between Manchester Piccadilly, Salford Central and Ashburys and you’ll be well placed for everything from care hire to hotel booking when you step off your train.
Many travellers visit Manchester each year, and train travel to the ‘capital of the North’ couldn’t be easier. Trains to Manchester run extensively throughout the UK, meaning those travelling to the city for its attractions and events are sure to find a great deal.