Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Manchester breaks

World famous for sport, music and culture, Manchester is full of life and one of the UK’s iconic cities. Go shopping at Manchester’s Arndale shopping centre, or see a football match at one of the city’s two famous clubs.

Explore the wealth of museums and galleries that dot the city, or take a boat cruise along the old Victorian waterways that stretch across Manchester.

Manchester

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Explore Manchester

World famous football

World famous football

Home to the legendary Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs, there’s always great occasion in town when a game is on. Experience the buzz and excitement when the home team scores.

Amazing shopping

Amazing shopping

Selfridges, the Manchester Arndale, and a whole host of boutiques and major fashion houses are just waiting to be explored. Check out the latest fashions.

Great nightlife

Great nightlife

As home to many notable bands and artists, the Manchester music scene is full of up and coming talent. Manchester’s nightlife with its many bars, restaurants and great venues always offers a great way to have fun.

The Hard Rock Cafe in Manchester

Manchester

The Hard Rock Cafe Manchester is the largest in the UK, regularly holding concerts and special events. Located in the centre of Manchester, this cafe will rock your senses with authentic American fare, generous drinks and an awe-inspiring collection of rock memorabilia.

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Manchester and beyond

Manchester and beyond

The Peak District, the Yorkshire Dales, and more of England’s stunning natural beauty lie just outside Manchester. Just a short journey from Manchester by car or rail is all it takes to experience a little slice of country life, with amazing vistas and rolling green landscapes.

Manchester weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • 12°Apr
  • 16°May
  • 19°Jun
  • 20°Jul
  • 20°Aug
  • 17°Sep
  • 14°Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 69
  • 50
  • 61
  • 51
  • 61
  • 67
  • 54
  • 79
  • 74
  • 77
  • 78
  • 78
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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