The top things to do in the Manchester area

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Welcome to the Things to do in Manchester page. Manchester is a thriving city in the North of England. It has a fascinating mix of old and new buildings, a happening music scene and fantastic night life. The locals and very friendly and you will always be made to feel welcome.

Wheel of Manchester

Take in a breath taking view of the city scape of Manchester from the new Wheel of Manchester. The Wheel of Manchester is 60 metres high and has 42 capsules. Each capsule can hold 6 people.

Eating International Cuisine

Manchester is blessed with a huge variety of restaurants and cafes. You can enjoy any kind of food, from French to Chinese. Take a stroll to the Curry Mile, or Chinatown or one of the other many hot spots for eating in Manchester.

Manchester International Cuisine


Manchester has one of the most vibrant nightlife scenes in the UK. Enjoy a live band, dance the night away in a happening club, or sip a quite pint in a local pub or bar. What ever tickles your fancy, Manchester will have something to cater for you.


If you need a spot of retail therapy, Manchester has a huge variety of shops and markets. From a high street store to an independent bohemian shop, Manchester has it all.

Surrounding Area

Manchester is in an ideal location to enjoy some the UK's best country side. The Lake District is just a few hours away and will not disappoint with some amazing scenery. You can get also get a cheap train tick to Liverpool or one of the other cities and towns that are close to Manchester.

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Visit Manchester is packed with information on things to do in Manchester.