Manchester United Kingdom
Explore the colourful streets, industrial canals and thriving culture of one of the most loved cities in the UK. All with your very own spacious apartment.
Great up North.
City of culture. Industry. Food. Music. Fashion. And – not forgetting – football. With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Manchester is one of the most loved, and most visited, cities in the UK.
Heralded as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester’s history is still very much alive in its streets today. Canals weave alongside red-brick warehouses. Bars sit beneath viaduct arches. Start-ups and media companies share streets with century-old brands. Unlike other UK cities, Manchester can be mainly explored by foot. Meaning even the miniest of mini breaks will give you the chance to get a real taste for the city – starting, of course, with your very own apartment in our former cotton factory.
What’s on. What’s fun. And what’s happening right now. There’s always something new to discover in Manchester, so our insider tips will make sure you don’t miss a thing.
Spend the morning in the Northern Quarter, with its eclectic mix of shops and street art, before stopping for lunch in the buzzing Mackie Mayor food market. Explore the city’s galleries, cathedral and HOME arts centre. Then while away the evening in the bars and restaurants around nearby Canal Street, famous for being at the centre of Manchester’s LGBTQ+ scene. Whether you’re here for a weekend or a month-long stay, we’ll help you go beyond the guidebook and see the real city.
Invisible cities: powerful women of Manchester.
The Invisible Cities initiative offers visitors of Manchester the chance to walk the streets of the city with people who truly call it home.
Music of Manchester.
For decades Manchester has provided us with some of the world’s most loved music. Check out the city’s top anthems, and discover some new gems.
Glass House arrives at Whitworth Locke.
Get planty mate. We’ve got a huge selection of plants and flowers for you to plant and turn your outside gaff into a garden of Eden.
Explore our other locations.
Stay East. Stay South. Stay Central. Whether you fancy bagels on Brick Lane or beers on Bermondsey Street, Locke is a good place to start.
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