We are the proud hosts of the European City of Science this year - Manchester has been awarded the coveted honour. Family-friendly activities in Manchester and the surrounding area are easy to find anyway, but make sure you bring science into your visit too. Fun AND educational!
The Museum of Science of Industry Manchester is well worth a visit.
Aside from science, discover a hidden gem at the Police Museum.
If you're travelling up from the South, check out our Top 5 stopovers from Reading to Manchester here.
Weston on the Green
The Trentham Estate