|MANCHESTER ARNDALE & MARKET STREET
Home to all the high street favourites and a few independent surprises.
|DEANSGATE, KING STREET & ST ANNE’S SQUARE
A host of prestigious designer stores from all over the globe.
Home to Manchester Central conference complex, The Bridgewater Hall and Great Northern.
Made up of oriental businesses including Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Korean restaurants.
|EXCHANGE SQUARE & NEW CATHEDRAL STREET
Home to the biggest names in fashion, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and lots more.
Manchester’s creative, urban heart with independent fashion stores, record shops and cafés.
The main gateway into Manchester, with Piccadilly train station and Piccadilly Gardens.
The place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life with waterside pubs and bars.
|THE GAY VILLAGE
Unique atmosphere with restaurants, bars and clubs around the vibrant heart of Canal Street.
A newly developed quarter combining retail, leisure, business and public spaces.
Home to the city’s two universities and a host of cultural attractions.
Explore and enjoy!
Lots to do in a small space
From humble beginnings Manchester has grown considerably to cement not only its position as the 3rd largest city in the UK but also as the unofficial "Capital of the North". You will find an abundance of things to do and places to see within the city centre itself during the day as well as in the Greater Manchester Urban Area such as the Trafford Shopping Centre. Development is also continuing to bring further growth to what is already a cosmopolitan, and lively place for fun.
Come the evening its "24 hour party people" have over 500 licenced premises in the city centre to choose from that can cope with up to 250,000 visitors at any one time and normally see around 130,000 revellers on a typical weekend night. So you can expect the normal friendly northern welcome.
All in all it has everything you will require for that Stag or Hen party that you will never forget!
As you can see from the above map courtesy of Visit Manchester with so many different areas to choose from this guide could go on for ever but as you will see from the following pages Stag and Hen Manchester has picked out what is relevant to you stags and hens so your weekend goes without a hitch. If you do however need further information on anything at all both in this guide or not, then please just contact us - we're here to help.
This guide will help you with information on how best to get to Manchester, whats there when you arrive, information on best forms of local transport available to use and useful weblinks and telephone numbers to help you up to and during your stag or hen weekend.Please also have a look at our image gallery so you can get a flavour of what to expect.
So no more pestering of the organiser for travel information and tips stags and hens! - this guide is here and free for you to use now.