Discover the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Manchester. With a wealth of culture, history and heritage to explore, plus events every night of the week. As a haven for foodies, fashion enthusiasts, luxury seekers, music lovers and, of course, sporting fans, the city offers the perfect break for everyone. Explore a little further to discover the fantastic green spaces and quaint towns of Greater Manchester, or the tranquility, history and adrenaline of Northern England.
We offer 'design-your-own’ English study-holiday packages, where you can add as much or as little as you like to build your perfect programme.
Choose as much or as little as you like when creating your group's ideal stay in Manchester:
Our English-language teachers are qualified, friendly and welcoming, with a broad range of experience. They love what they do and work very hard to help students achieve their personal goals.
Classes take place on the same site as your accommodation. Students are grouped according to age and level of English.
Integrate local heritage and culture into your English course by opting for themed English-language lessons - music, football, the Industrial Revolution and more!
Residential accommodation (ages 12+).
Perfect for groups of younger students, teens, adults and corporates groups, YHA's modern, purpose-built hostel, YHA Manchester, is ideally situated - just a gentle walk from the beating heart of one of the UK's most exciting cities.
For students, dorm rooms sleeping 2-6 people are provided. Private rooms for teachers/group leaders. Some rooms have en-suite facilities.
For those rooms that don't have en-suite facilities, shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room.
Each room typically includes bunk beds, a reading light and storage cupboard for each guest which can be secured by a padlock if needed.
Breakfast and dinner is available in the on-site café/restaurant where plenty of choice is provided, and all dietary needs can be catered for. A packed lunch is also provided daily.
Please note that, although EngXcel's courses and programmes are hosted at YHA properties, EngXcel Ltd is not affiliated with or endorsed by YHA (England & Wales).
Discover the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Manchester. As a haven for foodies, fashion enthusiasts, luxury seekers, music lovers and, of course, sporting fans, the city offers the perfect break for everyone.
Enjoy arts and culture at one of the many free museums, galleries and libraries or take in a touring West-End production at one of the city’s fantastic theatres. Discover the city’s history and heritage on a range of walking tours or indulge in one of the many food experiences on offer.
Take a day trip to the tranquility of the Lake District, the adventure and elegance of the Peak District or the historic sea-side towns of North Wales. Plus, Manchester is a short journey from cities like Liverpool, Leeds and Chester, so you can easily make the most of your visit to the North.
Why not stay a little longer? Add a few nights in Edinburgh or London to your group's stay.
Day trips from Manchester
Social and cultural activities
A warm welcome awaits...
We offer private door-to-door transfers, all escorted by a member of our team who, while on the journey, will give your students a welcome talk containing essential information for their first few days with us.
Transfers are provided by executive minibus (smaller groups) or by private coach (larger groups) with direct transfer to accommodation.
We have an established relationship with all of our transport providers and can rely on them for their quality of service and the care they take of our students.
Nearest UK airports
We work with a number of trusted partners to provide our students with the quality of service they deserve. We have rigorous checks in place to ensure the quality and safety of the services provided by our partners - this includes keeping up-to-date copies of insurance policies, police checks and risk assessments.