What to do in Manchester? Visit Old Trafford.
We get asked a lot What to do in Manchester? Well obviously our food tour. That goes without saying. But what else? Well you can’t come all the way to Manchester without going and having a look at Old Trafford.
The Theatre of Dreams is home to the world’s most famous sports team. Manchester United have been playing their home games here since 1910. The stadium is easy to get to. You can hop on the metro from town and get off at Old Trafford. It’s then a 5 minute walk past the cricket ground (the other Old Trafford).
Manchester United is the thing that we are most famous for in Manchester. The club are the most successful English team having won 20 league titles. Despite having a barren spell (by their standards) of late, millions of people still tune in to watch their games. The lucky 70,000 or so get to watch live here at Old Trafford.
How you can visit Old Trafford.
If you aren’t lucky enough to get a match ticket you can still visit the stadium for a tour. The 2 hour experience takes you into the bowels of this huge stadium. You’ll learn the history of the club from your guide who is normally a matchday steward. These guys know everything there is to know about United and are great fun to have a chat with.
You’ll get a chance to explore the museum which houses some fascinating items. And of course no visit would be complete without visiting the famous trophy room. If you’re lucky enough you might be able to sit in the dugout and have your photo taken. There’s always something going on at Old Trafford even in the close season. Take your camera you never know who you might meet.
If you have a larger group you can have a private tour. You can find out more here.
What to do in Manchester? Manchesterbites food tours.
If you’re looking for the best things to do in Manchester, try our food tours. We take small groups on tours around the city. Taking in hidden food gems along the way. Lear the story of Manchester through the eyes of the people that make it tick. You can find out more at www.manchesterbites.com