Manchester attractions and highlights
Whilst staying at our hotel cheer on Manchester United at Old Trafford stadium. See Manchester's award-winning futuristic architecture at the Imperial War Museum North. On return visits, see new British bands in Deansgate, tuck into spicy Asian food on Manchester's Curry Mile and seek out the latest high-street fashions along New Cathedral Street. All of which are easily accessible from our hotel in Manchester.
Start off at The Lowry arts centre, in the revamped waterside Salford Quays, to see industrial scenes painted by Manchester artist LS Lowry. Or take your kids to see dinosaur skeletons and Egyptian sarcophagi at The Manchester Museum. Then move on to see the hands-on exhibits, tanks and artillery at Imperial War Museum North. Take a tour around David Beckham's former pitch at Old Trafford stadium. Manchester is also famed for being a hotspot for new music talent, so listen to live bands and DJs playing in hip Deansgate and Deansgate Locks.
Enjoy spicy Indian along the famous Curry Mile or relax over a local beer in one of the area's Victorian pubs. Enjoy Urbis' interactive exhibits, or immerse yourself into innovative architecture and design ideas at Cube.
Stroll along the 19th-century Manchester Ship Canal to the friendly clubs and bars of Manchester's Gay Village on Canal Street. Catch cool jazz and up-and-coming bands in the Bohemian Northern Quarter. Shop on bustling New Cathedral Street. Or book tickets to see Manchester's own Hallé Orchestra at Bridgewater Hall.
Useful links and distances
G MEX Exhibition/Conference Centre ( 4.80 KM )
MEN Arena ( 4.80 KM )
Trafford Centre ( 8.00 KM )
Manchester United Football Club ( 9.80 KM )
City of Manchester Stadium/Manchester City FC ( 3.50 KM )
Bridgewater Hall ( 4.80 KM )
University of Manchester ( 4.80 KM )
Apollo Theatre ( 3.50 KM )
Velodrome, the National Cycling Centre ( 3.50 KM )
The Lowry ( 4.80 KM )
Denton Golf Course ( 0 KM )
Pump House/People's History Museum Deansgate ( 5.00 KM )
Tatton Park ( 32.80 KM )
Ikea ( 6.00 KM )
Belle Vue Dog Track ( 2.50 KM )