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September 4th, 2014 / / No Comments »

Budget Manchester; Free Transport

If you are planning to visit Manchester on a budget, it is worth noting that you can take advantage FREE transport around the city centre.

The Manchester Metroshuttle is free for everyone to use,  linking the main train stations, car parks, visitor attractions & shopping outlets through 3 interlinking routes.

More details available at Manchester Metroshuttle.

Budget Accommodation in Manchester

LateRooms Manchester

Manchester Travelodge

 

Manchester_Castlefields

 

Budget Manchester; Visitor Attractions & Deals

There are plenty of popular visitor attractions located in Manchester and, whilst standard admission charges can be steep, there are plenty of ways & means to bring the price down on a day out.

More details available at;

Budget Manchester; Free Museums To Visit

There are a huge range of museums available to visit in Manchester so you are bound to found something to suit everyone. Whilst suggested donations are in place for many of the museums, there are actually FREE to visit.

For more information & top tips, check out our Insider Guides to;

 

Imperial War Museum North

 

The Coronation Street Tour

Avid Coronation Street fans will want to check out the Coronation Street tour that has opened in Manchester.  Walk along the famous cobbled street, glimpse behind the scenes & actually take a seat in The Rovers!

We’ve been down to try it out with more details available at Coronation Street Tour; Tried & Tested.

Budget Manchester; Urban Heritage

Manchester is closely associated with the emergence of the Industrial Revolution and today those links remain both visible & intertwined as the city has developed through the years;

 

Coronation_Street_Tour

 

Budget Manchester; Libraries with a Difference

So a visit to a library may not normally make it onto your travel itinerary, but these 2 hidden Manchester gems are well worth a visit.

John Rylands Library; whilst many a visitor has missed the chance to visit, you’ll not be disappointed with the lavish surroundings within at this FREE attraction.  Keep an eye out for some unusual events too!

Chetham’s Library; is the oldest surviving library in the UK & well worth a look inside, (free to visit).  Why not combine it with a FREE lunchtime concert at the Chetham’s School of Music next door.

Budget Accommodation in Manchester

LateRooms Manchester

Manchester Travelodge

 

Castlefield_Manchester

 

Views of Manchester; IWM North Viewing Platform

Whilst based in Salford, the viewing platform from the Imperial War Museum North takes in fantastic views of Manchester United Stadium, Media City, Manchester Ship Canal & Manchester city centre.

Whilst there is a small charge in place for this attraction, it is well worth a visit.

More details available at Imperial War Museum North.

Views of Manchester; Urbis Building

Whilst the Urbis Building currently houses the National Football Museum, there is a viewing area on level 4 that is can be worth a look.

Your view maybe restricted to mainly Manchester roof tops & the shopping centre, but it is an interesting perspective…and FREE!

More details available at National Football Museum.

Views of Manchester; Cloud 23

Set within the Hilton Hotel on Deansgate, this luxury bar on the 23rd floor gives exceptional views of the city.  Whilst Cloud 23 has no admission charges, you will be expected to purchase a drink, cocktail or an afternoon tea package.

There really is no other view like it in Manchester so splash the cash.  Look out for the glassed bottom floors that offers you the chance to look down all the way down to the ground if you dare!

This does get booked up, so can be worth making a reservation to avoid disappointment.

 

 

By Liz Walsh

 

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