Manchester is a city that offers a lot to anyone willing to take the time to visit this historic city, having had a huge influence on industry, music and sport. Situated on the north west of England, the city is known as the capital of the north and the region has a population of over 2.5 million.
There are a wide range of attractions for visitors to Manchester, ranging from adventure to museums and galleries. Read on to find out our top attractions for you to visit on your trip to Manchester.
Salford Watersports Centre
If you love action, adventure and getting wet, then the Salford Watersports Centre should be on your list of places to visit whilst you’re in Manchester. The centre offers a number of services including courses, public classes, hiring of equipment and one to one tuition.
If you’d like to try your hand at kayaking, wakeboarding or scuba and snorkelling, the Salford Watersports Centre can accommodate you.
The Chinese Arts Centre
Have a passion for East Asian culture? If so, then you’ll enjoy the Chinese Arts Centre based in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The city actually has the second largest Chinese community in the UK and as you’d expect, there are a wide range of talented Chinese artists here.
The centre exhibits contemporary Chinese art and runs special events for featured artists.
Museum of Science & Industry
For those looking to brush up on their physics, then the Museum of Science & Industry is a great day out for the whole family. There are exhibits for adults as well as young children, such as the ‘My Den’ in the Textiles Gallery. Here the children can interact with various textiles and cushions and create their own den to play in.
There are a number of cheap hotels in Manchester, suitable for families and couples. Book you trip to this wonderful city today and experience all that the capital of the north has to offer.