Manchester Itinerary 1 Day

Best Places to Visit in Manchester in 1 day

We are trying to help you in making the best of your 1 day in Manchester. These are the most preferred places to visit in Manchester in 1 day by fellow travelers and experts. Even though one day in Manchester may not prove to be sufficient, one can still explore the highlights of Manchester.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • First time visitor and looking for travel ideas
  • Checking options to stay, restaurants, and local transportation in Manchester
  • Week-long holiday with family or friends
  • Looking out for family and kid-friendly destinations
  • Exploring travel expert opinions on longer trips
  • Want to calculate approx buget of a trip to Manchester

Popular Manchester Itineraries for 1 Day

One Day in Manchester Trip Ideas

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A Day in Manchester - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

With some of the best roads, railways, and other transportation services, Manchester is one of the popular destinations for one-day trips in the UK. Although Manchester is a small city, it boasts many pubs, sports grounds, entertainment venues, and overall a friendly atmosphere. You can reach this unique city after a 2 hours train journey from London, the capital city of UK. So, if you are also planning to spend 24 hours in Manchester, see what wonderful things and places it has in its pocket for you.

How to Spend 1 Day in Manchester

Start with the Town Hall

Begin your day with a visit to this neo-gothic building of Manchester. Town Hall is one of the most famous architectures of Manchester. This Victorian building is known for its majestic interiors.

Walk across the City Center

Once you are done with your visit to the Town Hall, take a stroll through the city center. Here you will find a series of Victorian-era buildings that will give you a great visual treat.

Read at John Rylands Library

You are in Manchester and you don't buy books, that looks something weird! So, for all the book lovers, John Rylands Library is a must stop. Explore the magnificent world of old bound books here.

Lunch at China Town

Besides having plenty of restaurants offering different cuisines from around the world, the Chinese restaurants in China Town of Manchester are favorite to many tourists for lunch.

Roam around the Museums

The city of Manchester is home to wonderful museums such as the Police Museum, IWM North, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, and People's History Museum Manchester. Get to know the city closely here.

Shop at Arndale Shopping Mall

There are many small and big stores and shopping corners in Manchester. But the best one is the Arndale Shopping Mall. Here you will find all your favorite brands of clothes to accessories just under one roof.

Sightseeing Tours and Activities for 1-Day in Manchester

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Best Hotels in Manchester for 1 Day Trip

Below are some of the frequently included hotels by fellow travelers to their itineraries for 1 day trip to London. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With More Days in Hand

If you have more than a day in hand, look out for travel ideas for 2 days in Manchester or 3 days in Manchester. You can plan to spend more time at the attractions you find interesting. Enjoy the local restaurants, nightlife, treks, other adventure activites and more. Check the list of top things to do in Manchester.

What Next?

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