We enjoyed the sunny weather, eating outside at a street festival, and having a pint outdoors at an English pub.
After touring the city we went for a delicious steak dinner with the extended family - a lovely way to finish off our European adventure!
Old Manchester and new
Cousins walking down the stairs: Simon and Mark
A detail of the old architecture
A very striking new building
The Museum of Science and Industry, housed in several old factory buildings
We saw a detailed demonstration of the textile machinery that drove the Industrial Revolution in Manchester
We also saw a variety engines (many of which were invented in Manchester) in operation