El Rincón del Rafa
Museum of Science & Industry
The city's largest museum comprises 2.8 hectares in the heart of 19th-century industrial Manchester. It's in the landscape of enormous,...
John Rylands Library
Less a library and more a cathedral to books, Basil Champneys' stunning building is arguably the most beautiful library in Britain and...
Mendips and 20 Forthlin Road Tour
A 16-screen multiplex in a retail centre that was formerly a goods warehouse for the Northern Railway Company.
What should you do with the dusty old basement archive of the Manchester Evening News? Convert it into the city centre's best new...
Lonely Planet review
Descend the steps into this basement restaurant and find yourself in a little corner of Spain, complete with mouthwatering tapas, posters depicting bullfighting and the kind of buzz more in keeping with Madrid than Manchester. It's always packed so book ahead.