Built on a rich industrial heritage, Manchester has emerged as a major centre for business services, digital and media industries in addition to entertainment and sporting events. There is an array of free attractions including the Museum of Science and Industry and Manchester Art Gallery.
The regeneration project of Salford Quays seated in a unique waterfront location, provides a vistor haven to culture, shopping and sport. The Lowry presents a diverse programme including theatre, opera, musical, arts, dance and comedy all year round.
For shopaholics, an unrivalled selection of interational brands can be found at Exchange Square and Market Street once the shopping centres have been exhausted. No trip would be complete without a visit to one of the world's renowned football and cricket grounds, all of which host a guided tour.
Manchester airport is located 8.6 miles southwest of Manchester city centre