Things to do in Manchester
As expected with Manchester being considered the capital of the North there is lots to see and do in Manchester. For more live things to do in Manchester this weekend, or for events in Manchester this weekend then we suggest you use Skiddle or eventbright to get the best information.
Being the main bus tour provider from Manchester, especially the only one with a collection bay at Manchester Airport, we get millions of questions to our minibus drivers (Manchester) regarding a customers trip. Apart from “hi gorgeous what you doing tonight”, we get logical questions on things to do in Manchester, and what are the best things to see in Manchester. We understand this, getting the most out of your stay in Manchester is important so we decided to write it down so you can research it.
Obviously the best thing to do in Manchester is to catch a scheduled adventure tour from Manchester to three best regional destination. Across to North Wales or up to adventures in the Lake district, or over to the Yorkshire Dales! It is best to do an adventure tour first with your stay in Manchester. Not only is the trip a theatre show on wheels, you get the insider information of what to do in Manchester from our drivers. It gives you the opportunity to book another great things to do in Manchester on your second day – another destination before the weekend is out !
So You need to know what you can do before our tours, or things to do in Manchester in the evening.
Now there is lots to review regarding things to see in Manchester, and it depends if you’re seeking nightlife , history & culture or if you have kids with you !
If your on a romantic weekend in Manchester then canal walks are popular. Manchester’s old canals take you through the city’s highlights such as China Town and Spinningfields. The Wharf canal walk is a fairly short walk popular for a Sunday stroll and fitting in a pint or two, or even a evening meal as there are many restaurants along the way too.
Keeping to walks and seeing the sights in Manchester, there is also Haigh Hall, Heaton Park, Sale Water Park and also Hollingworth Lake. All short journeys to get active if you have had a few the night before, or you need to de-charge the kids ! If the kids need more entertainment then you could add the Science and Industry Museum to your list of things to do in Manchester, or combine activity and entertainment together at the Chill Factor with skiing and even a sky dive at iFLY centre. If your kids are younger the best thing to do in Manchester is the Play Factore and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre which is always great fun for all the family.
Like with our guide to Liverpool, correction our list of things to do in Liverpool, football is huge in Manchester and these two cities are big rival football regions. There are guided tours to both Manchester City and Manchester United football grounds, and if the kids, or you are really big footy fans, then there is always the National Football Museum to add to your to do list.
Being considered the center of the North it is ideal for our bus tour adventures as its only just over an hour bus tour to the Lake District and the Peak District, and only a little longer to the old Roman and very cosmopolitan city or Chester. With the scenic mountainous route bus tour to North Wales still doable in a day without tiring yourself out.