NTC is in south Manchester, four miles from the city centre and five
from the International Airport, with excellent transport links.
Manchester is a leading European city, but was forged in the
industrial revolution, with an exceptional legacy of Victorian
architecture. The city has been transformed in recent years, reinventing
the city centre, the Salford quays, and the rivers and canal-sides.
has one of the largest student populations in Europe. It's also a major
cultural centre: The Bridgewater Hall is home to the Halle Orchestra;
the city boasts the superb Imperial War Museum North, the Lowry Gallery,
and the critically acclaimed City Art Gallery; other attractions
include numerous theatres, Test and County cricket at Old Trafford, and
(of course) two famous football clubs, Manchester City and Manchester
The range of cuisine available in Manchester is
exceptional; Indian and Chinese food of fine quality take pride of
place, reflecting a small part of the wide multi-cultural mix of this
The countryside surrounding Manchester is as
richly textured as the city itself. The rich farmland of the Cheshire
plain and the National Parks of the Peak District, the Lake District and
Snowdonia are easily accessible.
If you're wanting to stay in the Didsbury area, there are plenty of options near the airport, and a range of hotels and conference centres close to the college which we can recommend.