Winter Breaks

Whisk your partner away for a romantic city break in the UK this winter and enjoy the sights and sounds of Manchester. Snuggle up in cosy layers and breathe in that crisp city air as you explore our favourite things to do this winter with your significant other.

Winter Breaks

Christmas Markets

Explore our Christmas Markets

There is so much to explore in Manchester at Christmas time! There is family fun, delicious food, refreshing drinks and brilliant entertainment awaiting you at every turn, with hot spots including Piccadilly Gardens, St Ann’s Square, Exchange Square, New Cathedral Street, King Street, Market Street and Cathedral Street.

Our recommendations for your Christmas Market adventure:

  • Family fun: The Winter Gardens (Piccadilly)
  • Street food: St Ann’s Square and Exchange Square
  • High-end shopping: Cathedral Street
  • International cuisine: King Street
  • Christmas shopping from local sellers: Market Street
  • Ice-skating and entertainment: Cathedral Gardens (not to mention the famous giant Santa!)


Christmas market stall