Youthful, diverse, energetic and bursting with character, Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit right now and anybody and everybody is warmly welcomed.
Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester also has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport and today combines this heritage with a progressive vision to be a city that delivers surprise and delight in equal measures.
See where the magic happens at the City of Manchester Stadium. Watch the stadium come alive with unique immersive VR experiences and behind-the-scenes tours.
Uncover the social history of football and its impact on the world as we know it through interactive activities and amazing exhibits.
Explore the city’s rich history of innovation whilst discovering amazing objects and revolutionary ideas that changed the world forever.
The new 154-acre garden, set within the lost historic grounds at Worsley New Hall, features one of the UK’s biggest walled gardens, a kitchen garden, orchards and a Chinese garden amongst other impressive spaces.
Indulge your tastebuds and explore the city with your choice of food or drink tour. From brunch tours to craft beer tours, there’s something to suit all tastes.
More information about exploring the city is available from Visit Manchester.
Accommodation rates may increase closer to the tournament. Book early for the best deals.
Greater Manchester offers a wide range of accommodation, from unique boutique hotels and luxury pads to beautiful countryside settings and cosy family hideaways.
Manchester’s food and drink culture is thriving. With new restaurants, bars, gastropubs, microbreweries and cafes opening weekly, the city is establishing itself as one of the UK’s most exciting foodie destinations.
From fine dining and afternoon tea to pop-up markets and humble street food, Greater Manchester is packed with options to suit any mood, offering any and every cuisine you can think of.
Below are some areas you might like to visit when exploring Manchester at night:
Spinningfields – High-end dining and nightlife; you might dine with celebrities as they’re often spotted in this luxurious neighbourhood.
Deansgate – The mile-long stretch through the city centre is home to an array of restaurants, both chains and independents. At the south end of the road you’ll find Deansgate Locks, a popular nightclub destination.
Friendly UEFA Women's EURO 2022 volunteers will be out and about around the city centre and Academy Stadium on matchdays. Locations for dedicated information points with volunteers will be announced closer to the tournament.
Useful links for further details on tourist information:
- The Visitor Information Centre inside Central Library, located by Deansgate in the city centre
- Manchester Visitor Information Centre
- City Hosts
- Manchester's official tourism Twitter account
Local emergency services
As in all British cities, sometimes accidents happen. We want you to be safe and stay well but if you are in a life-threatening situation, you should contact the Emergency Services by calling 999 – this will connect you to Fire, Police and Ambulance services.
If you need medical assistance for a problem which is not life threatening, call the health service helpline on 111 where advice will be available from trained personnel.
Visit Manchester has detailed information on pharmacies and Accident & Emergency services in the city.