Manchester is growing year on year, its economic outlook is superb and things are looking very rosy indeed, this leads to more public money being able to be spent on making the city a more attractive proposition to tourists and people from other areas of the UK. Renovations are a regular site now in Manchester city centre, the older, tired buildings are being brought back to life and the Metrolink tram system is being expanded to all parts of Greater Manchester on a continual basis. If you are visiting anytime time soon then here at 4 things to go and do when you are in town.
Manchester is home to a great selection of museums and art gallerys from the Museum of Science & Industry to the Railways Museum, the Airplane Museum and the Manchester Art Gallery. There are plenty of places to visit most of which are free of charge (all are free of charge for children) and some are great fun for the kids, the Museum of Science & Industry has plenty of practical experiments to help children learn.
Home to two of the biggest clubs in the world and the top 2 teams in the Premiership for the last 3 years. Manchester City and Manchester United both offer many stadium tours and hospitality days out for matches where you can treat yourself to something special and a fantastic atmosphere. They are both accessible via the Metrolink network as well.
You won’t find any shortage of restaurants in Manchester, ‘The French’ by Simon Rogan is tipped to win a Michelin Star soon, James Marting has recently opened up a restaurant in Manchester 235 the casino and one of the finest Indian restaurants in the UK has two venues in the city centre. EastZEast are expanding fast because of the contemporary and quality nature of their food.
There are two different types of night out in Manchester, one involves the theatre, a restaurant, a nice bar like Cloud 23 in the Hilton hotel and the other revolves around the hundreds of clubs and bars in the city centre area. Deansgate, The Printworks and The Northern Quarter are all home to plenty of bars because of the large population of students and young professionals in the area. You will certainly have a great night out there.