Manchester Gateway3 days & 2 nights, Spotlight Journey
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Perfect to extend any of our British journeys by convenient rail connections from the South or Scotland, Manchester Gateway gives you the opportunity to take advantage of increasing flight service to this northern city. Explore the industrial city of Manchester, learning about its rich history and Gothic architecture.
Day 1Arrive Manchester
Upon arrival in Manchester, you will be met by a Cox & Kings representative and privately escorted to your city-center hotel. This evening, discover The Quays, Manchester's unique waterfront destination, where you will find a fantastic selection of fine dining options for dinner.Preferred: Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Elite: Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester - 2 Nights
Join your private guide this morning for an insider's walking tour of Manchester. Delve into the rich historical and architectural history of the city, including the Town Hall and Royal Exchange Theatre. Manchester Cathedral has been center stage in its city's history for nearly 600 years. Century after century the stone walls have survived wars and bombings, Henry VIII's reformation and Queen Elizabeth I's spy, witnessed the birth of the world's anti-slavery movement and lived the Industrial Revolution first hand. Finish your exploration with a visit to the John Rylands Library, one of the most beautiful Gothic-style buildings in the city.Preferred: Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Elite: Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester (B)
Day 3Depart Manchester
Your journey ends today as you are accompanied to the airport for your onward flight.(B)