5-Day England City Break in Manchester

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5 days & 4 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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4 nights included
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Immerse yourself in the charm of Manchester on this 5-day city break in England, where cultural delights and exciting experiences await!

Experience the ultimate Manchester city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 4 nights in Manchester at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Manchester or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Manchester will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Manchester, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Manchester offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Manchester, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Science and Industry Museum, Heaton Park, and Manchester Art Gallery are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Manchester by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of England's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Manchester promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Manchester is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Manchester's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in England.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Manchester. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in England.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Manchester reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Manchester.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Manchester fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Manchester as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Manchester, England!

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Hotel, 4 nights
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Destinations

Aerial drone view of Manchester city in UK on a beautiful sunny day.Greater Manchester / 4 nights
Photo of panoramic aerial view of Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.Salford

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Attractions

Photo of Science and Industry Museum sign, Manchester, UK.Science and Industry Museum
Photo of Manchester Art Gallery, UK.Manchester Art Gallery
Photo of Imperial War Museum North (sometimes referred to as IWM North) is a museum in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, England.Imperial War Museum North
Photo of Manchester Museum, England, UK.Manchester Museum
Photo of Manchester Cathedral in Manchester, UK.Manchester Cathedral
Alexandra Park, Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United KingdomAlexandra Park
Photo of Gardening tulips at Platt Field Park, Manchester, UK.Platt Fields Park
Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United KingdomCathedral Gardens
Photo of the People's History Museum (the National Museum of Labour History until 2001) in Manchester, England.People's History Museum
Longford Park School
Photo of the Whitworth Art Gallery is an art gallery in Manchester, England, containing about 55,000 items in its collection.Whitworth Art Gallery
Photo of Peel Park is a public urban park in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.Peel Park, Salford
Whitworth ParkWhitworth Park
Alan Turing Memorial, Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United KingdomAlan Turing Memorial
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United KingdomThe Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Ordsall Park

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Day 1 – Manchester - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Manchester - arrival day

  • Greater Manchester - Arrival day
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  • Peel Park, Salford
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Manchester. You’ll stay in Manchester for 4 nights.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Peel Park. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,745 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Manchester. Check-in at hotels in England normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Manchester offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

Before you know it, it’s time to head out for dinner. Treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in Manchester.

Indulge in an exquisite luxury dining experience at El Gato Negro. Renowned for its prestigious rating and an array of mouthwatering dishes, El Gato Negro consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional spanish cuisine.

Experience casual elegance while in Manchester and reserve a table at Higher Ground. Its delectable modern british offerings have contributed to impressive reviews from numerous patrons who’ve already savored its meals. At this lavish dining spot, expect a perfect blend of sumptuous cuisine and exceptional service.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Hawksmoor Manchester, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Hawksmoor Manchester boasts an impressive 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,765 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Flight Club Manchester, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Flight Club Manchester has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,658 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Royal Exchange Theatre. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5-star from 1,658 customers.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 5-day city break in Manchester! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2 – Manchester

Day 2

Day 2 – Manchester

  • Greater Manchester
  • Salford
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  • Longford Park School
  • Imperial War Museum North
  • Ordsall Park
  • Science and Industry Museum
  • The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
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Rise and shine for day 2 of your city break in Manchester! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 3 nights remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of Manchester.

Make Longford Park your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this school for special needs education an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,416 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at IWM North. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,793 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this military museum every year. In fact, this attraction welcomes 2,011 annual visitors.

Ordsall Park is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 696 visitors.

When you’re finished at Ordsall Park, the perfect next stop is Science and Industry Museum. This science museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 17,320 reviews. Science and Industry Museum attracts approximately 830,000 visitors annually.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience. This point of interest is a top place to visit, with a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 1,728 reviews.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in England that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Manchester has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in England by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

When it’s time for dinner, try one of the most popular restaurants in Manchester. Make sure to reserve a table in advance, as the best restaurants fill up quickly.

Make sure to book a table at Browns Manchester, a popular restaurant in Manchester. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,970 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Rain Bar during your stay in Manchester. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 1,928 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Peaky Blinders Manchester, a renowned dining destination in Manchester. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,781 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Manchester. At Port Street Beer House, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,146 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at THE BRITONS PROTECTION, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,777 reviews.

Trof Northern Quarter is also one of the best places in Manchester where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,771 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another amazing day in Manchester, England.

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Day 3 – Manchester

Day 3

Day 3 – Manchester

  • Greater Manchester
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  • People's History Museum
  • Manchester Art Gallery
  • Manchester Cathedral
  • Cathedral Gardens
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On day 3 of your city break, you will set out to discover Manchester, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 2 nights in Manchester and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to People's History Museum. This much-appreciated history museum is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,000 reviews.

Next up is Manchester Art Gallery. This art museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,000 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Manchester Cathedral. This anglican or episcopal cathedral has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 5,588 reviews.

Cathedral Gardens is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,029 reviews.

Your discoveries in Manchester do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Manchester on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

When it’s time to eat, Manchester has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in The Molly House, a distinguished dining establishment in Manchester. It has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 1,286 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Manchester is Bill's Spinningfields Restaurant. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 1,281 happy diners.

Sam's Chop House stands out as a local favorite in Manchester. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,198 customers.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Rain Bar, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Manchester. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,928 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Café Beermoth | Craft Beer Bar, consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Peaky Blinders Manchester, one of the top-rated bars in Manchester, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,781 satisfied customers.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in Manchester, England. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 4 – Manchester

Day 4

Day 4 – Manchester

  • Greater Manchester
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  • Manchester Museum
  • Whitworth Art Gallery
  • Whitworth Park
  • Platt Fields Park
  • Alexandra Park
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Wake up to day 4 of your vacation in Manchester. With 1 night left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Manchester has to offer.

Start your day with a visit to Manchester Museum. This extraordinary natural history museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,184 visitors.

Next, make your way to The Whitworth. This top attraction is an art museum with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,251 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Whitworth Park. This park is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,627 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Platt Fields Park. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,209 travelers.

Today is also your chance to spend some time at Alexandra Park. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,003 travelers.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

After or in between exploring, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. Unwind and enjoy the local flavors and culinary delights while reflecting on the day's adventures.

Don't miss out on experiencing Albert's Shed, Castlefield, a renowned dining spot in Manchester. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,148 satisfied guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Atlas Bar. This famous bar in Manchester has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,543 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, The Molly House. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. The Molly House has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,286 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend The Gas Lamp. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,116 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Manchester to come!

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Day 5 – Manchester - departure day

Day 5

Day 5 – Manchester - departure day

  • Greater Manchester - Departure day
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  • Alan Turing Memorial
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Your city break in Manchester is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in England.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Manchester offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Manchester.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Manchester.

Alan Turing Memorial is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Manchester. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,417 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Manchester, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

As you prepare to leave Manchester, remember the moments of joy, discovery, and connection you've experienced in England. Carry them with you as souvenirs of your journey, guiding you as you continue to explore and create new memories.

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