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Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK right now where everybody and anybody is very warmly welcomed.

Birthplace of the computer, the Football League and Northern Soul, Manchester’s heritage is rich and diverse. The industrial revolution, which was instigated by Manchester’s first steam-powered mill, shaped the world’s economy.

Manchester is famous all over the world for its sport
Manchester is famous all over the world for its sport

Manchester is famous all over the world for its sport; Trafford Borough, in Greater Manchester, is home to Old Trafford Cricket Ground and the city has two world-famous and iconic football teams, Manchester City and Manchester United and boasts one of the world’s finest and fastest board tracks, The UK National Cycling Centre.

The city centre is jam-packed with unique and eclectic restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries, hotels and places to stay whilst the surrounding Greater Manchester boroughs offer a patch-work of visitor experiences including quaint market towns, traditional pubs and beautiful green spaces and waterways to be explored on foot or bike. Furthermore, a packed calendar of world-class events and festivals including the Manchester International Festival, next held in July 2019, means there’s always another reason to visit the city.

Manchester is the perfect gateway to the north, with inspiring cities, including Liverpool, Chester and York and the natural beauty of the Lake District, Peak District and Wales, all a stone's throw away.

Visit Manchester:
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Twitter: @visit_mcr
Instagram: @visitmanchester or #visitmanchester


For more information on CWC19 City Celebrations in Manchester, click here.


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