The home town of The Smiths, Oasis, The Stone Roses, and world class football teams, Manchester United and Manchester City, Manchester is a top destination for stag parties. A bloke’s haven, the city is jam packed with fab bars, pubs, clubs and a ton of daytime activities.
Book hotel rooms in Manchester from low cost hotel companies, after all, cheap and cheerful is all you need when you’re spending a minimal amount of time in your room.
When a few of you are getting away to celebrate, or commiserate, your mate’s last night of singledom, arranging a break to suit everyone’s budget can be a bit of a challenge. Don’t sacrifice any fun, and look at bargain hotels in the area. The choice of nightlife in Manchester is astounding. You can easily spend an evening at the city’s highly acclaimed entertainment centre, The Printworks. Grab a Nando’s before checking out the bands at the Hard Rock Café, and hitting Tiger Tiger for late night shenanigans. Shake your itinerary up a bit and choose a different club for each night you spend in the city. The Circle is a hidden, exclusive club in the Barton Arcade. Head underground for classic hits and contemporary club anthems. Check in advance on their website for themed events and call 0871 230 4468 for details on any stag packages available.
Across from Manchester Cathedral, indulge in a spot of celeb watching at the Bijou Club. Spiralling staircases and twinkling spotlights, against a tracklist of R&B and funky house, attract local famous names including footballers. Rub shoulders with the rich and famous. Other joints worth considering include K2 in China Town, Cuba Café in the Northern Quarter, or if the stag is into the alternative scene The Ruby Lounge plays a good selection of rock, heavy metal and indie tracks.
Take a look at the premiership schedule in advance and book some tickets for a Man United home match. Combine this with a visit to the highly-acclaimed Manchester United Museum and Tour attraction, before dining at the Red Café. If you’re more about the blues than the reds, Manchester City fans can spend an evening at fanzone City Square behind Etihad Stadium following the match.
Unfortunately, as a northern destination, the weather can’t be guaranteed in Manchester. Never fear, everyone in the region knows that the heavens are likely to open and there are plenty of indoor attractions on offer for your second day in the city.
Paintballing is a classic stag activity and why should the weather spoil that fun? Manchester Paintball Arena is an indoor centre of excellence, providing paintballing action whatever the weather. The arena also caters specifically for stags. £50 (around 60 Euros or $80) per head will buy you an impressive 700 paintballs each, three hours of fun, as well as all the equipment and armour you need.
Book hotels rooms in Manchester and start planning your weekend away with the lads. Whatever the stag’s into, Manchester is the capital of stag party destinations.