On Your Doorstep

Bridgewater Canal

30 secs walk

Located 1.5 miles south-west of Manchester city centre, Pomona Wharf offers excellent links to both Salford Quays and Manchester city centre via the nearby Cornbrook Metrolink station (5 minutes’ walk away). This is a secret island hideaway, a riverside oasis waiting to be discovered in the heart of the city.


15 mins walk

This lively but picturesque conservation area is particularly popular in the summer months, where you can take a picnic or dine al fresco in one of the many waterside bars and restaurants such as The Wharf. It is also home to Castlefield Bowl, an 8,000 person capacity outdoor music and entertainment venue, predominantly used for the yearly “Sounds of the City” series of concerts which brings a number of one-off shows from big names in music.

Deansgate Locks

18 mins walk

A student friendly canalside location, this is an ideal area to spend a night out at venues such as The Comedy Store, Revolution and Cayote Ugly. It is also a stones throw from Junkyard Golf and HOME, a cinema, art and theatre complex.


20 mins walk

Spinningfields is one of Europe’s most successful urban regeneration projects, creating an entire new quarter in the city. The vibrant destination has luxury international fashion brands, contemporary restaurants and trendy bars, with a variety of events, entertainment and leisure facilities. It also holds public art displays, gallery space, outdoor cinema and is home to The John Rylands Library and People’s History Museum.

Local shops, bars and restaurants

For convenience items McColl’s is just a 6 minute walk and for a larger grocery shop Sainsbury’s is a 14 minute walk. Arndale Food Market in the city centre is open every day offering fresh produce, a fish market, deli and food hall. Popular bars are also within strolling distance including The Banyan Tree and Atlas Bar, and there are options for all types of cuisine in the surrounding area.

Healthcare and leisure

Manchester offers various types of fitness activities, locally one of Manchester’s devoted Crossfit gyms is just 7 mins walk away. Livingwell Health Club in Deansgate has more holistic health services with a pool, gym and classes, and is a 19 mins walk. Should you need to visit the hospital, Manchester Royal Infirmary is just 15 mins by car.

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