Best Day trips from Manchester

Best Day Trips from Manchester

Best Day trips from Manchester

Considered to be the 'greatest city in the world', Manchester is the perfect combination of history, culture and hedonism, making it an undeniably beautiful trip to the visitors. A celebrated centre for the arts, media, and higher education, the commercial and cultural capital of Lancashire, Manchester has undergone a renaissance with the introduction of initiatives such as the Castlefield project, completing with its museum complex on the Liverpool. From the breathtaking monuments to the simplest elegant shops, Manchester has set records for the places to match up to. For the people looking to explore beyond the confines of the beautiful city, here is an index of the best day trips you can plan from Manchester.

1. Liverpool

One of Britain's most visited cities, Liverpool is known to be the birthplace of The Beatles. A trip the place will give you the opportunity to witness the beautiful destinations such the Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields and the rebuilt Cavern Club. Known basically for The Beatles' craze, the entire tourist attention is directed towards the cause, coming up with places like the Beatles Story in Liverpool's trendy Albert Dock area, the famous Beatles shops and other Beatles inspired locations let to explore on the Cavern Walks providing you an excellent walking tour. Located at a distance of 55 kms from Manchester, the most comfortable journey can be observed in a train taking 45mins. Other options for the commutation include buses taking about an hour and cars taking just half an hour for the same journey.

2. Southport

Famous as a seaside destination since the Victorian ear, Southport is located at merely an hour’s distance from Manchester. A visit to Southport will give you the opportunity to walk down the beautiful Pier and pay a visit to the vintage penny machine arcade. Another plan to spend your day will involve hiring a boat on the Marine Lake or simply enjoying a delicious sundae under the sun while enjoying the beauty of the sea. A famous destination among the tourists and the locals alike, it is claimed that the idea of the tree lined boulevards of Paris was inspired from the beautiful roads of Southport. An alluring day trip from Manchester, this place is a true gem. One of the most comfortable journeys to Southport can be covered in a train taking an hour of travel time. Other options include buses taking about 2 hours and cars taking hardly an hour of road time.

3. Bolton

Dubbed as the friendliest town in England, Bolton is surrounded by hills and reservoirs such on all sides. Thanks to the circling by moors, the place accounts for some of the most breathtaking sights that England has to offer. A paradise for the outdoor enthusiasts, Bolton is the perfect getaway to take a walk or cycle in. Along with this, Bolton will present you the chance to witness the Museum and Art gallery, the Jumbled Country Park, Queen's Park, Moss Bank Park, Hall i' th' Wood, Bolton Steam Museums and the beautiful Winter Hill. The most time efficient and comfortable journey can be taken through a train taking hardly 15 minutes of rail time. Other options include buses taking 40mins and cars taking barely half an hour.

4. Bath

Earning fame for its hot springs, Roman period baths, medieval heritage and stately Georgian architecture, Bath is a historic city with the living confluence of Roman and Georgian lineages. Set in the Somerset countryside on the southern edge of the Cotswolds, Bath lures people from all around the globe offering them a plethora of restaurants, theatres, cinemas, pubs and nightclubs, along with interesting museums, and a wide range of guided tours. A basic pedestrian city, most part of the city can be explored on foot. Some of the major landmarks in the place include Roman Baths, the Bath Abbey, Pulteney Bridge & Pulteney Weir, Great Pulteney Street and the beautiful Sion Hill. Though located a little far from Manchester, the city is worth the pains of travelling. You can drive down to bath taking 3 hours or opt for a train to the same in 3 and half hours.