Manchester is a great Northern English city to visit for a weekend and has something for everyone! There is so much to see and do and here are five of the best places to visit in Manchester.
The Manchester Museum is a family friendly attraction in Manchester which has something for everyone! It is owned by the University of Manchester and displays over 4.5 million items, mostly from the fields of archaeology, anthropology and natural history.
Old Trafford Museum and Football Club
Manchester is famous for the Manchester United Football Club, and die-hard football (soccer) fans can take a tour of the club’s training ground at the Old Trafford!
Manchester Cathedral is the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George in Manchester. The Cathedral dates back to the 1400’s and is worth a visit for the beautiful, incredibly well preserved architecture alone!
John Rylands Library
The Johns Rylands Library was built in the 1890s and is part of the University of Manchester. It is one of the most beautiful examples of Gothic architecture and one of the most “Harry Potter-esque” buildings you’ll ever visit. It’s free to visit and make sure you visit the stunning reading room!
Heaton Park is a historical area in Manchester that is spread over 600 acres. It is the perfect place to escape the city and enjoy the greeery and attractions on offer. Heaton Park has play areas, cafes, outdoor concerts, a boating lake and the beautifully restored Heaton Hall.
Manchester is only 2.5 hours by train from London, so why not jump on a train and book a serviced apartment in Manchester to stay in. There is so many places to visit in Manchester along with plenty to see, do and experience!
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