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The Home Town of 24hrs.rocks and we can certainly recommend that you put Manchester on your bucket list, its vibrant, lively, with lots of new bars and clubs now open in the revitalised Northern Quarter.

Set in the northwest of England, Manchester is often termed the second most important city in the country behind London. It possesses much of the cosmopolitan feel of the capital and has undergone major renovation work over the last few years that has further developed the city. The shops, with the specialist boutiques a speciality, are very popular and culturally the city has grown in recent years with the creation of the Lowry Centre, a gallery that shows the famous L S Lowry’s works along with regular exhibitions by other top artists.

Main Manchester Attractions

Leave time to explore Manchester to explore the many sights there. The Manchester highlights every visitor should see, the Lowry Centre is great to see for yourself. The Imperial War Museum North are also well worth seeking out. Manchester’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Manchester tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Manchester based guides who will show you Manchester’s less well known attractions.

Quick Guide to Sport in Manchester

As many visitors already know, Manchester’s most widely played sport is Football, and the best-known team is Manchester United at their home: Old Trafford. Each year, the biggest event in Manchester’s sporting calendar is Manchester United versus Manchester City, which takes place at the Old Trafford - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Main Manchester Attractions

Leave time to explore Manchester to explore the many sights there. The Manchester highlights every visitor should see, the Lowry Centre is great to see for yourself. The Imperial War Museum North are also well worth seeking out. Manchester’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Manchester tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Manchester based guides who will show you Manchester’s less well known attractions.

Manchester Weather

Find out when is the best time to visit Manchester courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to Manchester. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Manchester throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Manchester.

 

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Driving in Manchester

To drive a car legally, all you need in Manchester is your regular UK license. For trouble free motoring in England, ensure that your license is valid before you leave for Manchester.

When you drive in Manchester, in common with the rest of England, it is the law to drive on the left hand side of the road. For your convenience, you can book car hire in Manchester in advance of travel to England and there are a number of depots in Manchester where you can pick up your car.

Manchester Airport Overview

Manchester Airport is only about 10 miles southwest from Manchester. The airport, whose international IATA code is MAN, and flights there take 1 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Manchester is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Manchester Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Manchester.

Manchester: The Facts

City Name: Manchester
Country: England
Language: English
Currency: Pound sterling
Time Difference: GMT
Electricity Supply: 240V AC 50Hz

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