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Guidebook for Manchester

Sightseeing
Piccadilly is an area of Manchester City Centre which is widely considered to be the heart of the city... Here you can find all major transport links including, buses, trams, trains and taxis. There are an abundance of shops, restaurants, bars and sights here. By night, it is nothing short of beautiful. The water feature in the centre of the gardens with its series of fountains lit from beneath is a particularly nice sight.
Piccadilly
Piccadilly is an area of Manchester City Centre which is widely considered to be the heart of the city... Here you can find all major transport links including, buses, trams, trains and taxis. There are an abundance of shops, restaurants, bars and sights here. By night, it is nothing short of beautiful. The water feature in the centre of the gardens with its series of fountains lit from beneath is a particularly nice sight.
Brilliant and interesting for all the family, learn about Manchester's industrial background and get a genuine peak into the past and history of this great city! Plenty to see and lots of practical activities for kids and adults alike to enjoy...
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Science and Industry Museum
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Brilliant and interesting for all the family, learn about Manchester's industrial background and get a genuine peak into the past and history of this great city! Plenty to see and lots of practical activities for kids and adults alike to enjoy...
Food Scene
Whether for lunch or a fully blown evening meal Cicchetti, which in Italian means small portions or side dishes, is the perfect choice for brilliantly prepared and presented, fresh and authentic Italian cuisine. About a 15 minute walk (10 Mins if you're more familiar with the city's back streets and passageways) from Chatsworth House.
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San Carlo Cicchetti
98-116 Deansgate
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Whether for lunch or a fully blown evening meal Cicchetti, which in Italian means small portions or side dishes, is the perfect choice for brilliantly prepared and presented, fresh and authentic Italian cuisine. About a 15 minute walk (10 Mins if you're more familiar with the city's back streets and passageways) from Chatsworth House.
Newly renovated and showcasing all of its original Edwardian beauty with a modern twist, the Corn Exchange on Exchange Square in the city centre is home to an exciting and eclectic mix of mouthwatering restaurants in Manchester, offering a fusion of flavours from around the globe. The Corn Exchanges unique and stunning setting will satisfy those looking for a truly individual and inimitable dining venue. The Corn Exchange is home to simply some of the most exciting restaurants in Manchester.
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Corn Exchange
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Newly renovated and showcasing all of its original Edwardian beauty with a modern twist, the Corn Exchange on Exchange Square in the city centre is home to an exciting and eclectic mix of mouthwatering restaurants in Manchester, offering a fusion of flavours from around the globe. The Corn Exchanges unique and stunning setting will satisfy those looking for a truly individual and inimitable dining venue. The Corn Exchange is home to simply some of the most exciting restaurants in Manchester.
Drinks & Nightlife
A swanky Champagne Cocktail Bar!! Need we say more!? Okay, we will... With a comprehensive menu, yes! A Menu! Full of brilliantly crafted cocktails, excellently attentive and expertly trained bar staff and a team of waiters who bring your drinks over to your table, Epernay makes for a suave and upmarket drinking experience in a beautifully decorated venue which is located in the Great Northern Tower Buildings... It's more of a Cocktail Restaurant than a bar - you can even reserve tables!! Brilliant!!! Beware though, some of the cocktails although delicious can be deceitfully strong - but that's the nature of champagne through and through - and why we love it so much!!! Enjoy...
Épernay Champagne and Cocktail Bar
A swanky Champagne Cocktail Bar!! Need we say more!? Okay, we will... With a comprehensive menu, yes! A Menu! Full of brilliantly crafted cocktails, excellently attentive and expertly trained bar staff and a team of waiters who bring your drinks over to your table, Epernay makes for a suave and upmarket drinking experience in a beautifully decorated venue which is located in the Great Northern Tower Buildings... It's more of a Cocktail Restaurant than a bar - you can even reserve tables!! Brilliant!!! Beware though, some of the cocktails although delicious can be deceitfully strong - but that's the nature of champagne through and through - and why we love it so much!!! Enjoy...
Parks & Nature
A beautiful park, popular with locals and tourists alike - this park has just had thousands spent on a regeneration of the grounds and the old building at the centre of the park has been turned into a pretty decent cafe...
Alexandra Park
A beautiful park, popular with locals and tourists alike - this park has just had thousands spent on a regeneration of the grounds and the old building at the centre of the park has been turned into a pretty decent cafe...
This is my favourite park in the whole of Greater Manchester. It isn't the largest by a long shot, but in my opinion it is easily the most beautiful. Simply stunning views. Beautiful green lawns and clean open stretches of water surround hidden walkways which lead to small seating areas and mini piazzas. Interesting statues overlook the park and an abundance of wildlife can be found here...
Alexandra Park, Oldham
This is my favourite park in the whole of Greater Manchester. It isn't the largest by a long shot, but in my opinion it is easily the most beautiful. Simply stunning views. Beautiful green lawns and clean open stretches of water surround hidden walkways which lead to small seating areas and mini piazzas. Interesting statues overlook the park and an abundance of wildlife can be found here...
Alderley edge is a stunning Nature Park & trail which is steeped in mystery and where locals still speak of the times when mystery and magic was rife at Alderley. Not all that close to Manchester City Centre, though if you are in Manchester for sightseeing then you should definitely put this location on your list. Especially beautiful during the summertime months.
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Alderley Edge
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Alderley edge is a stunning Nature Park & trail which is steeped in mystery and where locals still speak of the times when mystery and magic was rife at Alderley. Not all that close to Manchester City Centre, though if you are in Manchester for sightseeing then you should definitely put this location on your list. Especially beautiful during the summertime months.
Arts & Culture
For literature lovers, Manchester has an enviable array of libraries, including the architectural Gothic masterpiece John Rylands Library. Commissioned in 1890, the library holds the oldest known piece of the New Testament, the ‘St John Fragment’, along with a number of other treasures. Following extensive refurbishment, the Manchester Central Library has reopened, combining historic features with cutting-edge design. Also in the city centre, Chetham’s library is a gorgeous 17th Century building, believed to be the oldest public library in England.
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John Rylands Library
250 Oxford Rd
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For literature lovers, Manchester has an enviable array of libraries, including the architectural Gothic masterpiece John Rylands Library. Commissioned in 1890, the library holds the oldest known piece of the New Testament, the ‘St John Fragment’, along with a number of other treasures. Following extensive refurbishment, the Manchester Central Library has reopened, combining historic features with cutting-edge design. Also in the city centre, Chetham’s library is a gorgeous 17th Century building, believed to be the oldest public library in England.
One of the most celebrated museums in Britain today, Imperial War Muesum North explores the human cost of war with a varied exhibition and event programme.
War Museum
One of the most celebrated museums in Britain today, Imperial War Muesum North explores the human cost of war with a varied exhibition and event programme.
Located in Spinningfields, the People's History Museum Manchester is a truly unique attraction charting the history of the struggle for equality and democracy in the UK.
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People's History Museum
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Located in Spinningfields, the People's History Museum Manchester is a truly unique attraction charting the history of the struggle for equality and democracy in the UK.
Shopping
Afflecks (formerly Affleck's Palace) is an indoor market in Manchester, England, in the city's Northern Quarter on the junction of Church Street/Tib Street and Dale Street with Oldham Street. Dozens of independent stalls, small shops and boutiques operate in the one building. The building was once occupied by a department store called Affleck and Brown as a store and office space, hence the name. Afflecks Palace currently has over 73 businesses operating inside of it, the majority of which are alternative clothing, record shops and retro game shops. Afflecks also has a variety of cafes. The independent markets have continued to be popular with at least one million visitors year after year.
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Affleck's, Manchester
52 Church St
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locals recommend
Afflecks (formerly Affleck's Palace) is an indoor market in Manchester, England, in the city's Northern Quarter on the junction of Church Street/Tib Street and Dale Street with Oldham Street. Dozens of independent stalls, small shops and boutiques operate in the one building. The building was once occupied by a department store called Affleck and Brown as a store and office space, hence the name. Afflecks Palace currently has over 73 businesses operating inside of it, the majority of which are alternative clothing, record shops and retro game shops. Afflecks also has a variety of cafes. The independent markets have continued to be popular with at least one million visitors year after year.
Essentials
The closest convenience store to Chatsworth House being just a couple of minutes walk from the apartment. It's open late and you can buy whatever you need from here food and drink wise. There is also a good selection of cleaning and general household stuffs, toiletries and personal hygiene products available here at competitive prices.
Morrisons
19-25 Piccadilly
The closest convenience store to Chatsworth House being just a couple of minutes walk from the apartment. It's open late and you can buy whatever you need from here food and drink wise. There is also a good selection of cleaning and general household stuffs, toiletries and personal hygiene products available here at competitive prices.