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A United Tour of the City

  • Old Trafford ©Marketing Manchester

    Old Trafford, Marketing Manchester
3 day tour
From £95

One city, Two teams. The gap between the two Manchester football teams has been closed over the years but the rivalry has remained. Both steeped in history, take the chance to learn everything there is to know about the team from its formation to the present day. A must for sports fans, but also offering an alternative for those who prefer an something different.

Enjoy a tour of Manchester United’s Old Trafford or Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium. Here you can find out about the history of the clubs. Walk down the tunnel and step on the pitch, before entering the changing rooms where the pre match rituals occur.

 


Dates

April - October 2018


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to hotel.

Arrive at your hotel in time to relax before dinner or why not take the chance to explore the vibrant city of Manchester.

Day 2

Red or Blue?

After breakfast, you have the chance to enjoy a tour of either Manchester United’s Old Trafford or Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium and find out about the history of the Club. Walk in the footsteps of the players down the tunnel towards the pitch and sit in the seat of your favourite players in the dressing room. As an alternative (and for those not so sports minded), we can arrange a visit to the Imperial War Museum, or the Lowry Museum or learn about the history of the Northern Quarter with a local guide. Lunch can be arranged where the group can meet together.

Day 3

Return home.

After breakfast start your journey home.


Suggested hotels

Jurys Inn Manchester *** – Recently inspected by Greatdays staff

This stylish hotel is located at the heart of the city with the Manchester Central Convention Centre just around the corner and within walking distance to the main shopping streets and attractions. Guests can choose from a stylish all day bar menu, enjoy coffee at the all day Costa Coffee Bar and dine in the restaurant. There are 265 spacious bedrooms equipped with large soft beds, en-suite bathrooms, desks and TVs with freeview. Accessible bedrooms are designed to the highest specifications and include wide doorways, floor space to manoeuvre, low beds and fully accessible bedrooms. Coach parking can be found nearby.

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly ****

This hotel is situated right in the heart of Manchester, overlooking Piccadilly Gardens – a perfect location to explore the city and within short walking distance of Piccadilly station. The Brasserie restaurant serves a wide selection of internationally inspired dishes and the bar invites guests to relax while enjoying a nice drink. There are 10 fully equipped meeting rooms and an 800-capacity International Suite. Each of the 280 bedrooms is climate-controlled and features a flat-screen TV, hairdryer, iron and hospitality tray. They are with en-suite bathrooms. The hotel has rooms adapted for disabled use and private outdoor parking.

Park Inn Manchester **** – Recently inspected by Greatdays staff

This modern hotel is located adjacent to Victoria station in the centre of Manchester. Manchester Arena is just across the street and Manchester Cathedral and the National Football Museum are just a short walk away. The hotel boasts delicious on-site dining at RBG Bar & Grill, a stylish terrace with Green Quarter overviews and a health club with gym, pool, sauna and steam room. Each of the 252 guests rooms are with en-suite bathrooms and feature a TV, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Complimentary coach parking is available at the nearby Manchester Fort Shopping Centre.

Copthorne Manchester **** – Recently inspected by Greatdays staff

This hotel is located right in the heart of the exciting Salford Quays area, close to attractions such as Media City UK, Old Trafford stadium and The Lowry entertainment complex. The Clippers Brasserie restaurant serves delicious British and international cuisine and there is a bar and lounge area. The 166 en-suite rooms feature a TV, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities for your convenience. The hotel has a lift and limited parking.

Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham *** – Recently inspected by Greatdays staff

This hotel is situated a short walk from Altrincham town centre, a fifteen-minute drive from Manchester Airport and a twenty-minute drive from the centre of Manchester. The modern Townfield’s Lounge Bar serves fresh coffees, light snacks and a wide range of drinks. There are meeting rooms for up to 350 delegates. The hotel has a lift to most floors and free on-site parking. However, coach parking cannot be guaranteed or pre-booked.


 


3 days
Apr-Oct 18 from £95.00
2019 Dates Available on Request

Picture: Trophies In The National Football Museum

All prices are per person and typically based on a minimum 25 full fare paying passengers sharing a double or twin room. Prices do not include coach travel or travel insurance. If you would like a quote for your travel insurance please contact us. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.

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