Explore the Canals of Castlefield

Castlefield, which has been designated as an Urban Heritage Park, is a great site to start exploring Manchester. 

Science and Industry Museum

On the location of the world's oldest railroad station, the Science and Industry Museum is located.

Imperial War Museum North

The Imperial War Museum North (IWM North) is certainly worth a look, especially if you're interested in military history.

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral - officially the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St. Peter and St. Paul - is perched on the banks of the River Irwell.

Manchester Museum

Another wonderful university museum to include on your agenda is Manchester Museum.

Take a Tour of St. Mary's Catholic Church

St. Mary's Catholic Church is another religious site worth seeing, and it's a bit of a hidden gem in Manchester.

National Football Museum

Manchester is a perfect site to pay homage to the country's favourite sport, as it is home to two of Europe's top football teams, Man City and Man United.

Visit Britain's Oldest Public Library: Chetham's Library

Chetham's Hospital, which is located close north of Manchester Cathedral, was founded in 1422.

Manchester Art Gallery

Outside of London, the Manchester Art Gallery has one of the largest art collections in the United Kingdom.

The Whitworth

The Whitworth art gallery, which recently underwent a substantial renovation, now houses approximately 55,000 works of art.