Yes, it’s still summer even though the weather is bad right now and it feels like autumn.
But the sun is about to come out again and the school holidays are just around the corner.
If you want to get out and relax but need some inspiration and a way to not break the bank, here are a few great places that are offering new deals in July and August – and great deals for parents too.
The Lowry Hotel’s ‘Family Holidays’ package includes discounts and offers to keep the kids entertained.
The package includes a one-night stay in one of the hotel’s luxury suites (with the option to book a connecting room for those who need more space) and ‘Lowry Loot’ for the little ones, giving them the chance to sell tokens in exchange for tasty treats including milkshakes and cakes.
This package also includes a 15% discount on food and drinks for children during their stay (when choosing from the children’s menu)
Prices start at £175. For more information or to book a package, please visit here.
The Lawn Club
Kids Eat Free on Sundays
Every Sunday during the summer, Spinningfields favourite, The Lawn Club is offering FREE children’s meals every Sunday (when you eat from the children’s menu). Choose from classic favorites like margherita and pepperoni pizza, messy fries topped with cheddar, bacon & spicy mayo, and fish goujons served with thin crust.
Free lunch is available from 12 – 11pm every Sunday for those aged 12 and under. Please book here.
Launching on July 26, English rosé wine specialists, Folc, will take over a new outdoor space at Spinningfields’ wine bar, Provence.
Decorated with summer foliage and bringing the English countryside to the city, guests can enjoy a glass of Folc for £9, a carafe for £26, or a bottle for £35. Floc’s Cozy Floc blankets are also available for late night drinks after sunset.
Wine & Vinyl
Every Thursday from 6pm, the new weekly event Vino & Vinyl at Spinningfields’ all-day wine, Provence, welcomes guests to enjoy wines from different regions, perfectly combined with live music, including drinks on the ‘Wine of the Week’.
Thursday July 20 has DJ Cosmic with his eclectic mix of international instruments, paired with the Wine of the Week, Gran Cerdo Rosé, a famous wine from Spain. A glass of wine is available for £5, a carafe of wine for £15 and a bottle for £20
Please book here.
Bird & Blend is offering free children’s soft drinks (worth £3.75) throughout the summer holidays. The offer is valid for any adult who buys its frozen treats from July 21 to September 4 at Bird & Blend on Church Street, Manchester.
Bird & Blend’s Cold Brew tea is a great thirst quencher with low sugar and no caffeine great for kids and adults alike.
Great Northern Warehouse
Located at the Great Northern Warehouse, the newly-named Italian restaurant, Italiana Fifty Five, is offering 50% off all food every Sunday – Thursday in August. Reservations can be made here.
If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this summer, popular axe-throwing venue, Whistle Punks at the Great Northern Warehouse, is offering a discount code to get the shop on arrival.
The offer is available 7 days a week, between 24 July – 3 September using the code “COUNTMEIN” when booking online. Reservations can be made here.