Soak up the night market atmosphere in Levenshulme
Lying halfway between Manchester and Stockport, Levenshulme is close to the action, but still retains a close-knit community vibe. Its new monthly night market offers the best in local street food, drinks and live entertainment, while every December visitors flock to the Christmas markets for handmade gifts and fresh local produce.
Something else to look out for is the Street With No Name on the way to the station. Take a selfie with the mysterious sign.
Blow away the cobwebs in Highfield Country Park
On the eastern side of Levenshulme, Highfield Country Park and nature reserve is perfect for long walks whatever the season. Fallowfield Brook runs through it, and it provides a protected habitat for a variety of rare flora and fauna.
Keen golfers can enjoy a round at Houldsworth Golf Course, which backs on to the park and has a number of challenging water features.
Get close to the action at Sportcity
Built to host the 2002 Commonwealth Games, Sportcity is a sports fan’s dream, with several venues found in one place. Its showpiece is the Etihad Stadium, the home ground of Premier League giants Manchester City. Manchester Velodrome hosts top cycling events, while the National Squash Centre and Manchester Regional Arena also provide thrills and spills.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Levenshulme? Travelodge Manchester Sportcity Hotel is just over a mile from the neighbourhood. Another good option is Travelodge Manchester Upper Brook Street Hotel.