Foodie heaven in Chorlton
Popular with hipsters, this leafy south Manchester suburb boasts a lip-smackingly good foodie scene, with a wealth of cafes and delis clustered around Chorlton Cross and Beech Road.
In the evening, visitors flock from all over the city to sup craft beers in the neighbourhood’s bustling bars. Electrik serves up quality cask ales and cocktails, while the Horse and Jockey has its own micro-brewery and deli counter.
Fun on the lake at Chorlton Water Park
You can soon be at one with nature at Chorlton Water Park, one of the most popular spots in the Mersey Valley. Set around a central lake with winding paths leading to woodlands and wildflower meadows, the park offers quiet spots for coarse fishing as well as watersport activities including dinghy sailing, canoeing and windsurfing.
A short stroll from the park is Kenworthy Wood, which has a community orchard and walking trails.
Top-class sporting action at Old Trafford
Chorlton is a stop on the Metrolink, which can take you directly to the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club for international matches, as well as county games.
A short walk away is the other Old Trafford, the world-famous home of Manchester United. Enjoy the thrill of the game, or take a tour of the Theatre of Dreams.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Chorlton-cum-Hardy? Travelodge Manchester Sale Hotel is a 10-minute drive away. Travelodge Manchester Salford Quays Hotel and Travelodge Manchester Upper Brook Street Hotel are also close by.