Best Time To Visit Manchester

The peak travel months to Manchester are during the months of May, June, July.

Manchester has a rich industrial heritage. The Castlefield conservation area’s 18th-century canal system recalls the city’s days as a textile powerhouse. The revitalised Salford Quays dockyards now house the Daniel Libeskind-designed Imperial War Museum North.

The city is famous for the rivalry between its football clubs, Manchester City and Manchester United. Many of the city’s 19th-century, red-brick warehouse and factory buildings now house shops, boutique hotels and nightclubs.

Major shopping areas include the Arndale Centre, King Street and St Ann’s Square. The city is known as the birthplace of pop bands like The Smiths, New Order and Oasis. These bands perform in venues of the Northern Quarter.

Map of Manchester