Manchester is a large city in the north of England that offers a little something for everyone. As an architectural and cultural hotspot with a buzzin’ music scene (as the locals would say), Manchester is a popular British city and the 3rd most visited city in the UK. It is also home to two of England's most famous footballing teams, the most famous undoubtedly being the internationally renowned Manchester United, who play out of the legendary Old Trafford stadium. It is located less than a mile from Old Trafford Cricket Stadium, making Manchester a popular city for sporting enthusiasts.
A Vibrant City Centre
Manchester City Centre is a vibrant, built up area ranked as a “beta” world city. The city centre is home to many popular restaurants, clubs, cafes and bars, embracing many cultures from around the world. The city centre is also a retail hub with shops to suit all tastes and budgets. Perhaps the most popular of all these shopping areas is the Trafford Centre.
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Piccadilly Gardens in the city centre is a popular meeting area for locals and tourists alike, and is flanked with many popular high street shops, cafes and bars. Manchester's big wheel is also located here, and provides visitors with a fantastic panoramic view of the city. Another area worth visiting on any trip to Manchester is Media City UK, the home of Manchester's digital and leisure industries. Check out the full selection of Manchester hotels today.