Where is Manchester located in the UK?
Located in the north-west of England, Manchester has exceptional rail links across the UK – London can be reached in just 2.5 hours. Other popular UK destinations include:
The Peak District – Britain's first national park that covers a vast area in the centre of the UK, with hundreds of hiking trails and mountain treks to explore. The Lake District – famous for its many lakes and the surrounding mountains, this is the second largest national park in the UK. It was also the inspiration for the writers Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. North Wales – experience traditional Welsh culture less than an hour from Manchester. Head to the coast to enjoy watersports or go to Mount Snowdon to climb the highest mountain in Wales.