"Manchester is said by many to be England’s second city. <br><br>From its many museums and an immensely rich music scene, to its famous football rivalry and bustling nightlife, there’s so much to see in this fascinating metropolis. <br><br>For independent shops, cafes and bars, head to the Northern Quarter. Or if you’d prefer something a little more upmarket, Spinningfields is the place to be. <br><br>Thinking about a family break in Manchester? You won’t be stuck for choice. From the Museum of Science & Industry to Dunham Massey Country Park, the kids will never be bored."