More about Manchester for students

You're new to the city, so let Time Out Manchester hold your hand for a while and fill you in a few things...

So, you've got the lowdown on the best places to shop, you know where to eat and where to drink, your gigs and nightlife are organised and we've sorted you out with the best of Manchester culture incuding our best theatres, art galleries and museums in the city.

But there's more to a city than knowing the best things to do. You also need to know the people, the language, the city itself...


Northern Quarter area guide

From trendy bars to galleries and some of the best restaurants in the city, Manchester's creative quarter is one of its biggest draws.

Manchester photograph galleries

We've had some wonderful photography featured on Time Out Manchester reflecting our vibrant music and nightlife scene, our stunning architecture and, of course, the weather. So here's a chance to take in some of the best we've had from photograhers both professional and otherwise

By: Rob Martin
10 of Manchester’s best picnic spots

10 of Manchester’s best picnic spots

Proving that we're actually not doing badly for green spaces, these are all no more than a twenty minute drive from the city centre, sitting within or just outside of the M60 Ring Road. 

By: Jess Hardiman

Nine great day trips from Manchester

With some of the best road and rail links in the country, Manchester is one of the most accessible places in the UK. This means it's also easy to reach many interesting places to visit, so here are nine day trips that are all within an hour or so of the city. 

By: Kaleigh Watterson

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