Reasons why you should visit Manchester this winter

There is something special about UK city staycations in winter. Britain is breathtakingly beautiful at this time of year and one of the most stunning cities you simply have to visit is Manchester.

Now, booking a longer stay in Manchester can be a bit complicated, not to mention pricey.

However, there is always a holiday rental option that might provide you with a comfortable stay during your trip.

Once you sort out your accommodation, there will be only one question in your mind – what to visit in Manchester?

Here are a few things you need to see and experience in this beautiful city.

The Christmas markets on Albert Square

The focal point of every winter in the United Kingdom is, of course, the Christmas season.

The case is no different when it comes to Manchester.

People of this city know how to celebrate this wonderful time of year and the best example of their festivities can be seen on Albert Square.

If you visit this part of the city during the Christmas season, you will see the breath-taking Christmas markets and thousands of people enjoying this Manchester custom.

The market closes on 21 December.

The Northern Quarter

One of the things you simply have to see is the iconic Northern Quarter.

In winter, this place comes alive. The wonderful coffee shops, bars, and record stores will make you want to stay and become a citizen of this beautiful city.

At the centre of this quarter is the Vinyl Exchange, the biggest seller and buyer of rare and second-hand CDs, records, and DVDs in Manchester.

If you want to experience the unique culture this city has to offer, you simply have to visit the Northern Quarter.

The Old Trafford stadium and museum

If you are a football fan, you can’t leave Manchester without visiting the Old Trafford stadium and museum.

This is the home of the glorious Manchester United, one of the most successful football clubs in the history of the sport.

Winter is the busiest time of the season for Premier League clubs and if you visit this stadium then, you will get the real feel of the competition.

Go on a stadium tour and see why it’s called “The Theater of Dreams”.

Make sure to visit the museum and see the many trophies this club has won in the past.

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