Manchester in August: Your One Stop Guide to the City this Summer

Summer is well and truly upon us, and Manchester is the perfect place for a summer city break. If you want to embrace everything this thriving city has to offer while enjoying your stay at Hotel Indigo Manchester – Victoria Station, then keep reading to discover the best activities to do in Manchester this summer.

Immerse yourself in some culture

Manchester is fantastic for nights out and tasty treats, but don’t forget to take in some culture, too! If you want to see some stunning art, then make sure to stop by Manchester Art Gallery for a range of creativity. Or discover more about political history at the world-famous People’s History Museum.

Enjoy some delicious cuisine

With all the beautiful weather, you will want to find some great places to dine outdoors. Thankfully, Manchester is known as something of a foodie city, and you are spoiled for choice when it comes to places to eat al fresco. For a more casual experience, The Oast House Bar & Restaurant offers a range of ale, as well as other drinks and deli boards, so you can soak up the sun while enjoying a delicious dinner. If you want city chic, then YES is a cool converted auction house that’s perfect for a romantic bite to eat on the roof terrace.

Hit the shops in the Northern Quarter

For a group of friends enjoying a weekend away, the Northern Quarter is a must-visit shopping hotspot. You can find a fantastic range of offbeat shops offering alternative fashion, and so many vintage stores you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to sustainable style. There are also plenty of coffee shops around to rest your aching feet!

Take a walking tour

If you want even more walking, explore the city on foot with a walking tour. There are plenty of free options, some highlighting the city’s musical spirit and love affair with football, while others will educate you on the history of Manchester. I know we are biased but we think Manchester is the coolest city in the UK, even as the weather heats up (or in the infamous Manc rain!

Don’t miss out on enjoying a city break this summer, and if you want to stay in a convenient location perfect for friends and couples to explore the city, then book your break with Hotel Indigo Manchester – Victoria Station now.