Located on the north bank of the river Mersey, Didsbury is a quaint suburb situated about seven kilometres from the city centre of Manchester. Didsbury has a long, rich history that dates back to the 13th century and there are still medieval buildings and churches remaining from that era, including the St. James Parish Church. Didsbury prospered during the Victorian expansion of Manchester and there are Victorian mansions dappled throughout the city. Now Didsbury is primarily known for its green spaces, upmarket shopping and European-like café culture.
- Visit Didsbury Village, a shopping centre with a distinctly European feel, as it features many outdoor cafes, coffee shops and clothing boutiques that make people forget they are in Manchester.
- Stroll through the beautiful grounds of the Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden, where you will be treated to a colourful melange of plants from around Manchester and the world.
- Take a break from the bustle of Manchester at the tranquil Didsbury Park, a communal green space that offers great places to play bowls or play a rousing game of football.
The Manchester Airport is only about six and a half kilometres from Didsbury and you can reach the city easily by direct shuttle bus. There are cheap and quick buses that depart from the city centre of Manchester for Didsbury every few minutes. National Cycling Route 62, known locally as the Trans Pennine Trail passes from West Didsbury to East and is a popular way to get around the city. There are many small shops and historical buildings near the city centre that are best admired on foot, as Didsbury is very pedestrian friendly.
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The modern Britannia Country House Hotel Manchester stands in its own grounds right next door to a superb 18-hole golf club. It is located in Didsbury, close to the major universities, Manchester... More
The modern Britannia Airport Hotel is located at Northenden in South Manchester, conveniently close to Old Trafford where Manchester United Football Club has its grounds. The Trafford Centre with... More
Travellers on a short- or long-term stay in this bustling England city can find fitting base at Rotana Apartments offering deluxe serviced spaces and modern facilities. Surrounded by transport... More
Situated in 5 acres of beautiful garden, the Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre Manchester is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThe hotel offers 9 well-equipped... More
Offering contemporary accommodation and impeccable service in a relaxing atmosphere, the Bewleys Hotel Manchester Airport is an ideal place for business and leisure travellers. GeneralThe Bewleys... More
The Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport is the only hotel which is directly connected to the terminals - a big advantage for travellers. The hotel is thoroughly modern and has excellent four star... More
Etrop Grange Hotel Manchester Airport is not the usual airport chain hotel. Located within a Grade II listed Georgian mansion it is ideally situated for enjoying the Cheshire countryside without... More
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The Airport Inn Manchester (Formally Holiday Inn Manchester) offers comfortably furnished accommodations ideally positioned within close proximity from the airport and off a major travel road in... More
The modern glass facade of the Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester Airport sets the tone for this hotel with its shuttle service to the airport terminals and a Play Station in each room. This airport... More