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Stay in Manchester and ‘Explore the North’ Vacation

  • Manchester Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off Bus

    Manchester Sightseeing bus north England tour
  • Stadium view at Manchester United Football Club © Manchester United Football

    sports hospitality
  • Chester

    Chester, Cheshire - River Dee (3_NCN)
  • The Lady Teal cruise boat on Lake Windermere

    The Lady Teal cruise boat on Lake Windermere north England tour
  • View of York Minster and Treasurers House © Kippa Matthews / VisitYork

    View of York Minster and Treasurers House © Kippa Matthews / VisitYork
  • Beatles statue, Liverpool © Marketing Liverpool

8 day tour
From GBP £1095 per person

Free and easy vacation programme for independent travellers

Manchester in the north of England really is a city of firsts; it is where Mr Rolls met Mr Royce, where the industrial revolution began and the Madchester movement started – spilling British Music across the globe. Manchester is the birthplace of computers, public libraries, steamboats, atomic theory, street lights, vegetarianism, photography, submarines, the suffragettes, Coronation Street and the centre of soccer.

The streets of Manchester scream history, its people are friendly and full of tales to tell, its skyline is incredible and its soccer teams legendary. This awe inspiring city will be your base for 8 days as you explore the north of England in this unique and customisable tour.

Explore the North map


Dates available from 1st April to 31st October 2023

Value Package


  • 7 nights – 4* Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, central Manchester
  • English breakfast each day
  • Private return car transfers to and from Manchester Airport
  • Hop on/off sightseeing bus tour of Manchester
  • 2 hour Discover Manchester walking tour
  • One hour Manchester river cruise
  • A choice of one of the following local activities: 
    o Soccer Stadium Tour of Manchester United or Manchester City
    o Traditional English afternoon tea at The Midland Hotel or Hilton Cloud 23
    o Robinsons Brewery tour with beer tasting, lunch and a gift
  • A choice of  four of the following day excursions from Manchester:
    o A choice of  four of the following day excursions from Manchester:
    o Historic Chester with river cruise, bus tour and walking tour by train
    o Tatton Park, English Country House and Gardens by train
    o Chatsworth House and Gardens, National Park and Bakewell Pudding by train
    o York, The Cathedral and Vikings by train
    o Lake District – Lake Cruise, Grasmere and Dove Cottage by train
    o Liverpool and The Beatles Story by train
    o World of Wedgwood with luxury afternoon tea by train
    o North Wales – small group tour by minibus
    o Lake District – small group tour by minibus

This tour is available for individuals and groups

Arrivals from Valid until Single room £ GBP Sharing Double room £ GBP
01 Apr 2023 28 May 2022 £1595 £1195
29 May 2023 28 Jun 2022 £1699 £1299
29 June 2023 23 Aug 2022 £1495 £1095
24 Aug 2023 30 Aug 2022 £1699 £1299
31 Aug 2023 10 Sept 2022 £1495 £1095
11 Sept 2023 25 Oct 2022 £1595 £1195

2023 prices based on arrival day in Manchester

Prices are person in £ GBP and NET (No commission)


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