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Things to Do in Manchester Near Holiday Inn Express Manchester - Salford Quays

Manchester is a vibrant city located in the northwest of England. It is known for its rich industrial heritage, world-renowned music scene, and thriving cultural diversity.

EXPLORE Manchester

Don't Go Home Without

At SEA LIFE Manchester, just 13 minutes' drive from the hotel, you can explore the fascinating world that lies beneath the waves without getting wet. It houses over 5,000 underwater creatures, including sharks, starfish, seahorses and stingrays. Walk through the glass tunnel as fish swim all around you. Don't miss the educational talks and feeding times happening throughout the day.

Must See

Old Trafford is a must-visit for sports fans. Take a tour to see behind-the-scenes areas and the trophy collection. This iconic landmark hosts events and has stunning views. Book now to experience the thrill of Manchester United Football Club's world-class venue. The stadium is less than a 10-minute drive from our hotel.

Must Do

Manchester produces some of the best craft beer in the world, it would be rude not to sample some while you're visiting. Brewery visits are an excellent activity for the weekend, Manchester's industrial area to the east of Piccadilly is home to major players like Alphabet, Runaway and Cloudwater Brew Co.

Local Tips

The Metrolink tram system is the easiest way to get around Manchester. The Salford Quays station is just a few minutes' walk from the hotel. A Day Saver ticket will help you to save money if you're making multiple journeys on public transport. Be sure to buy your ticket before you board.

Nearby Attractions

  • The Quays - 0.7mi
  • O2 Victoria Warehouse - 0.8mi
  • The Lowry - 0.9mi
  • Old Trafford Stadium - Manchester United FC - 1.2m
  • Media City UK - 1.6mi
  • BBC Manchester - 1.6mi
  • University of Salford - 1.7mi
  • Old Trafford Cricket Ground - 1.9mi
  • Salford Museum & Art Gallery - 2mi
  • Aviva Studios – 2.3mi
  • Palace Theatre Manchester - 2.9mi
  • SEA LIFE Manchester - 3.5mi
  • Legoland - 3.5mi
  • Manchester Arndale - 3.6mi
  • Manchester Art Gallery - 3.6mi
  • Manchester Museum - 3.6mi
  • Diecast – 4.4mi
  • The Trafford Centre - 4.7mi
  • Etihad Stadium - Manchester City FC – 5mi
  • RHS Bridgewater – 7.3mi

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