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    "The belly and guts of the nation"

    Hoisted upon the shoulders of an army of sporting legends, cultural big-hitters and musical icons, Manchester revels in its unofficial capacity as the capital of England’s north. This is the city that gave us capitalism and the Industrial Revolution, Emmeline Pankhurst and George Best, The Smiths and Oasis – it’s where Marx met Engels, where computer science first saw

    the light of day, and where the oldest public library in the English-speaking world opened its doors. No wonder George Orwell called it “the belly and guts of the nation”. Today, the city’s modern blend of style, regeneration and creativity still makes it a place apart.

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    Manchester Art Gallery

    Mosley Street
    M2 3JL Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 235 8888
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    Opening times:
    Fri-Wed 1000-1700
    Thurs 1000-2100

    A grand, two-storey art gallery in a listed building, showcasing works from a range of different periods – the collection spans around six centuries, and its pre-Raphaelite paintings are particularly renowned.

    National Football Museum

    Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd Street
    M4 3BG Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 605 8200
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    Opening times:
    Mon-Sat 1000-1700
    Sun 1100-1700

    Home to ‘the world’s greatest football collection’, this large-scale attraction explores the beautiful game through the ages with tens of thousands of items of memorabilia. It reopened in its current form in 2012.

    Museum of Science & Industry

    Liverpool Road
    M3 4FP Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 832 2244
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    Opening times:
    Daily 1000-1700

    Highlighting Manchester’s pioneering role in the fields of industry, science and technology, this huge museum has permanent galleries spread across five different historical buildings, spanning everything from textile machinery to X-ray equipment.

    Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour

    Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Old Trafford
    M16 0RA Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 868 8000
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    Opening times:
    Daily 0930-1830

    The Red Devils have had their share of ups and downs over the decades, so the club’s dedicated museum has some story to tell. On non-matchdays, you can also take a tour of the stadium itself.

    The Wheel of Manchester

    Piccadilly Gardens
    M60 1HX Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 236 6512
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    Opening times:
    Mon-Thurs 1000-2100
    Fri 1000-2300
    Sat 0900-2300
    Sun 1000-2100

    One of the best ways to get an overview of the city, this 60m-high (197ft) observation wheel in Piccadilly Gardens also gives a commentary to point out different landmarks.

    Imperial War Museum North

    Quay West, Trafford Wharf Road
    M17 1TZ Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 836 4000
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    Opening times:
    Daily 1000-1700

    One of five Imperial War Museums in England, this free attraction retells evocative stories of wartime suffering. It’s housed in an eye-catching modernist structure designed by Daniel Libeskind.

    John Rylands Library

    150 Deansgate
    M3 3EH Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 306 0555
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    Opening times:
    Tue-Sat 1000-1700
    Sun-Mon 1200-1700

    A late-Victorian building with a spellbinding collection of old books and manuscripts, the famous library attracts a mixture of readers and curious visitors.

    People’s History Museum

    Left Bank, Spinningfields
    M3 3ER Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 838 9190
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    Opening times:
    Daily 1000-1700

    The UK’s official national centre for materials relating to the history of working people in Britain, the museum harks back to the fact that Manchester hosted the first-ever trade union congress.

    Heaton Park

    The Farm Centre
    M25 2SW Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 773 1085
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    Four miles north of central Manchester, this large green park is a magnet for families, with an animal centre and a busy events roster.

    Chill Factore

    7 Trafford Way, Urmston
    M4 7JA Manchester
    UK
    Tel: (0161) 749 2222
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    Opening times:
    Mon, Wed, Sat 0700-2300
    Tues, Thurs, Fri 0800-2300
    Sun 0630-2300

    Home to the country’s longest indoor skiing and snowboarding slope, this is an option for those who fancy combining a city break with some downhill action.

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    Country overview

    Few places cram in as much scenery, history and culture as the United Kingdom. England’s southwest is dominated by a rugged shoreline and swathes of open national parkland, while its sprawling and vibrant capital London dominates the southeast. Hillwalkers can take some serious hikes in the Scottish Highlands or England’s Lake District. True British wilderness remains – stark, sometimes stunning and often inaccessible, particularly in the far north of Scotland.

    Historic Edinburgh is a fascinating city to explore, while Glasgow explodes with nightlife options. Visitors to Wales can meander from the urban highlights of Cardiff to Snowdon’s jagged peaks in the north. Across the water, Belfast is reviving as a tourist destination, and Northern Ireland’s countryside is green and rolling.

    Geography

    The British landscape can be divided roughly into two kinds of terrain – highland and lowland. The highland area comprises the mountainous regions of Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern England and North Wales.

    The English Lake District in the northwest contains lakes and fells. The lowland area is broken up by sandstone and limestone hills, long valleys and basins such as the Wash on the east coast. In the southeast, the North and South Downs culminate in the White Cliffs of Dover.

    The coastline includes fjord-like inlets in the northwest of Scotland, spectacular cliffs and wild sandy beaches on the east coast and, further south, beaches of rock, shale and sand sometimes backed by dunes, and large areas of fenland in East Anglia.

    Note: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

    Although they form one administrative unit (with regional exceptions), they have had separate cultures, languages and political histories.

    The United Kingdom section consists of a general introduction (covering the aspects that the four countries have in common) and sections devoted to the four constituent countries. The Channel Islands (Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey, Sark and Herm) and the Isle of Man are dependencies of the British Crown. These are included here for convenience of reference.

    More detailed geographical descriptions of the various countries may be found under the respective travel guides.

    General knowledge

    Key facts

    Population: 63395574

    Population Density (per sq km): 261

    Capital: London.

    Language

    English. Welsh is spoken in parts of Wales, and Gaelic in parts of Scotland. The many ethnic minorities within the UK also speak their own languages (eg Cantonese, Greek, Hindi, Mandarin, Turkish, Urdu, etc).

    Currency

    See the individual Money sections within the Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland sections for information on currency specific to these regions.

    Pound (GBP; symbol £) = 100 pence. Notes are in denominations of £50, 20, 10 and 5. Additional bank notes issued by Scottish banks (including £1 notes) are accepted in all parts of the UK, although some smaller shops outside Scotland may prefer English banknotes. Coins are in denominations of £2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pence.

    Electricity

    230 volts AC, 50Hz. Square three-pin plugs are standard.

    General business opening hours

    Mon-Fri 0900-1700/1800. However, business hours in London can be much longer.

    Public holidays

    Below are Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.
    Note: Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday.

    2014

    New Year’s Day: 01. January 2014
    Good Friday: 18. April 2014
    Easter Monday (except Scotland): 21. April 2014
    Early May Bank Holiday: 05. May 2014
    Spring Bank Holiday: 26. May 2014
    Summer Bank Holiday (except Scotland): 25. August 2014
    Christmas Day: 25. December 2014
    Boxing Day: 26. December 2014

    2015

    New Year’s Day: 01. January 2015
    Good Friday: 03. April 2015
    Easter Monday (except Scotland): 06. April 2015
    Early May Bank Holiday: 04. May 2015
    Spring Bank Holiday: 25. May 2015
    Summer Bank Holiday (except Scotland): 31. August 2015
    Christmas Day: 25. December 2015
    Boxing Day: 26. December 2015

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    Getting around

    Public Transport

    The city has easy-to-negotiate bus and tram networks connecting all the key points of interest. Free Metroshuttle buses cover three circular routes around the city centre, linking main rail stations and shopping areas, while the six-line Metrolink tram system connects central Manchester with places such as Bury, Rochdale and Ashton-under-Lyne.

    Taxis

    The city has two types of taxis for use. London-style black cabs can be flagged down, found at ranks or pre-booked. Private-hire vehicles are generally white or silver and must always be pre-booked. Black cabs can be ordered from Mantax (tel: (0161) 230 3333), while private hire cars can be booked from Street Cars (tel: (0161) 228 7878).

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    Nightlife in Manchester
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    From hidden-away cocktail bars to alternative nightclubs, and from real ale pubs to Vegas-style casinos,

    Manchester’s celebrated nightlife is a multi-headed beast.

    Castle Hotel

    66 Oldham Street
    M4 1LE Manchester
    UK
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    An ale house standing since 1776, with 10 cask hand pulls and a long heritage of live music.

    Under New Management

    6-8 Barlows Croft
    M3 5DY Manchester
    UK
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    A hip alleyway bar serving up a creative range of cocktails.

    Factory 251

    118 Princess Street
    M1 7EN Manchester
    UK
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    Occupying what were once the offices of Factory Records, this club is run by New Order’s Peter Hook and plays different genres.

    Mint Lounge

    46-50 Oldham St
    Manchester, Lancashire M4 1LE
    United Kingdom
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    The city’s longest-running club night takes place here alongside various other nights, in the Northern Quarter district.

    Manchester 235

    Great Northern, 2 Watson Street
    M3 4LP Manchester
    UK
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    With a casino and two late-night bars, this has become a big player on the city scene.

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    Restaurants in Manchester
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    Manchester’s food scene has never been healthier, with an array of trendy award-winning eateries to complement its established favourites.

    Manchester House

    Tower 12, 18-22 Bridge Street
    M3 3BZ Manchester
    UK
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    Price: Expensive

    A much-admired restaurant run by the youngest British chef to be awarded a Michelin star.

    James Martin

    Great Northern, 2 Watson Street
    M3 4LP Manchester
    UK
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    Price: Moderate

    A celebrity chef restaurant worth the fuss, set in Manchester 235 Casino.

    Aumbry Restaurant

    2 Church Lane, Prestwich
    M25 1AJ Manchester
    UK
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    Price: Moderate

    Occupying a small converted cottage in the Prestwich Village, it makes up in modern British fare what it lacks in size.

    San Carlo Cicchetti

    House of Fraser ground floor, King Street West
    M3 2QG Manchester
    UK
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    Price: Moderate

    One of the best Italian options in the city, specialising in small-plate dishes and seasonal menus.

    Common

    39-41 Edge Street
    M4 1HW Manchester
    UK
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    Price: Budget

    Long a late-night favourite with music fans, it’s somewhere to find everything from beef chilli to pulled pork tacos.

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    Manchester Pride

    22 – 25 August 2014
    Website

    Venue: Gay Village.

    Usually lasting for a week over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester Pride is an annual festival that celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. Centred around the city’s thriving Gay Village, the party includes a carnival parade as well as live music, DJs, theatre and comedy, making it an event truly celebrating gay and lesbian influences in popular culture.

    Manchester European Christmas Markets

    14 November – 21 December 2014
    Website

    Venue: Albert Square.

    Daily European markets selling a variety of unusual Christmas gifts and glühwein (hot mulled wine).

    Dazzle Manchester Jewellery Exhibition

    24 November 2014 – 4 January 2015
    Website

    Venue: To be announced.

    Showcasing unique handmade jewellery that has been custom made by some of the best young designers in the UK and beyond, the Dazzle Manchester Jewellery Exhibition is a fantastic place to buy or simply browse the incredible works on display. The exhibition supports young and freshly graduated jewellery makers so guarantees innovative and exciting work – much of which will have previously been unseen outside of the artists’ workshops. The first exhibition was held in London in 1981 and has since expanded with several annual exhibitions taking place around the UK including this one in Manchester. Prices begin at just a few pounds but rise to thousands.

    Chinese New Year

    10 February 2015

    Venue: Chinatown (around Faulkner Street).

    A carnival of colour with dragon dances followed by a firework display.

    Manchester Irish Festival

    1 – 31 March 2015
    Website

    Venue: Various locations.

    Celebrates all things Irish in Manchester during a two-week extravaganza featuring around 200 events staged throughout the city.

    Manchester Fashion Week

    22 – 26 April 2015
    Website

    Venue: The National Football Museum.

    Manchester Fashion Week (MCRFW) will this year take place at The National Football Museum and will see 30 fashion shows take place over five days showcasing collections from graduates to high-end designers.

    BUPA Great Manchester Run

    26 May 2015
    Website

    Venue: Throughout the city.

    One of the UK’s most popular 10km (6 miles) races, now in its 11th year, and attracting around 33,000 runners. A great fund-raising event.

    Manchester International Festival

    2 – 19 July 2015
    Website

    Venue: Various locations.

    Biennial festival celebrating the city, its popular culture, music and the arts.

    Caribbean Carnival of Manchester

    19 – 20 July 2015
    Website

    Venue: Alexandra Park, Moss Side.

    Procession made up of steel bands, floats with DJs and colourful dance troupes, as well as stalls selling traditional Caribbean food, drink and handicrafts. Enjoy the infectious rhythms of song and dance as the carnival procession winds its way through the crowds featuring carnival queens and princesses, elaborate costumes and folklore characters.

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    Hotels in Manchester
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    Manchester is a fashionable place these days, and it has the hotel portfolio to match, with some

    real gems among the usual sprinkling of business and chain properties.

    Lowry Hotel

    50 Dearmans Place, Salford
    M3 5LH Manchester
    UK
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    Category: Expensive

    The city’s first five-star hotel, it’s part of the Rocco Forte group and sits in a class of its own.

    Hilton Manchester Deansgate

    303 Deansgate
    Manchester M3 4LQ
    UK
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    Category: Expensive

    Occupying 23 floors of the Beetham Tower skyscraper, this high-end hotel has an indoor pool and other amenities.

    ABode Manchester

    107 Piccadilly
    M1 2DB Manchester
    UK
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    Category: Moderate

    A design hotel in a former Victorian cotton warehouse, taking modern British style as its ethos.

    Stay Inn Hotel

    55 Blackfriars Road
    M3 7DB Manchester
    UK
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    Category: Budget

    An affordable option sitting around 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre.

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    Climate and best time to visit Manchester

    The weather in this part of the world is rarely dependable, so the time of year you choose to visit Manchester largely depends on why you’re coming in the first place. If you’re in town to catch one of the two gargantuan football teams – United and City – in action, the season runs from August to May. If it’s culture drawing you in, the acclaimed Manchester International Festival takes place every other July (next in 2015). And if you’re just here to experience the city’s mix of urban redesign, live events, cultural swagger and full-on nightlife, then frankly any weekend of the year is a winner.

    Climate & best time to visit United Kingdom

    Owing to it being an island, the UK is subject to very changeable weather. Extremes of temperature are rare but snow, hail, heavy rain and heatwaves can occur. For detailed descriptions, see Climate in the respective country sections.

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

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    80.6 °F

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    31 °C

    87.8 °F

    2 °C

    35.6 °F

    32 °C

    89.6 °F

    7 °C

    44.6 °F

    33 °C

    91.4 °F

    3 °C

    37.4 °F

    25 °C

    77 °F

    2 °C

    35.6 °F

    25 °C

    77 °F

    -2 °C

    28.4 °F

    16 °C

    60.8 °F

    -7 °C

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    15 °C

    59 °F

    -12 °C

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    Jan13 °C-12 °C6 °C1 °C84 %69 mm141.7 h
    Feb14 °C-7 °C6 °C1 °C81 %50 mm102.5 h
    Mar18 °C-6 °C8 °C3 °C77 %59 mm122.9 h
    Apr22 °C-3 °C11 °C4 °C73 %50 mm104.8 h
    May27 °C-1 °C15 °C7 °C70 %61 mm116.3 h
    Jun31 °C2 °C17 °C10 °C73 %67 mm115.3 h
    Jul32 °C7 °C19 °C12 °C74 %65 mm105.7 h
    Aug33 °C3 °C19 °C12 °C76 %81 mm115.1 h
    Sep25 °C2 °C16 °C10 °C79 %74 mm114.2 h
    Oct25 °C-2 °C13 °C7 °C82 %77 mm143.1 h
    Nov16 °C-7 °C9 °C4 °C83 %78 mm132.0 h
    Dec15 °C-12 °C7 °C3 °C85 %78 mm121.4 h
    year33 °C-12 °C12 °C6 °C78 %809 mm1393.8 h

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    Phone calls & Internet

    Telephone/Mobile Telephone

    Dialing Code: +44

    Telephone

    There are numerous public call boxes. Some boxes take coins, others phonecards or credit cards.

    Mobile Telephone

    Roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone operators. Coverage is mostly good, but can be patchy in rural areas. It is possible to buy a pay as you go sim card from any phone shop or booth.

    Internet

    There are internet cafés and centres in most urban areas. Some multimedia phone booths, often located at main railway stations and airports, offer touchscreen access. Most hotels also offer Wi-Fi, although this may be less likely in more rural areas. The City of London now has free Wi-Fi covering 95% of the Square Mile, whilst London Underground now offers Wi-Fi at station platforms across the network.

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    Shopping in Manchester
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    Key Areas

    In terms of high-street shopping, Market Street, Cross Street and King Street all have large numbers of familiar brands, some of them luxury. Elsewhere, the Northern Quarter is still seen as the city’s creative heartland and plays home to a lively range of independent shops, fashion outlets and record stores.

    Markets

    Greater Manchester has plenty of regular street markets. The Church Street Market is a good central bet for clothes and well-priced items, while Tib Street Fashion Market and the Fruit & Flower Market (Piccadilly Gardens) both offer colourful browsing. The city centre’s Christmas markets also have a good reputation.

    Shopping Centres

    The most obvious – and most central – place to head is the colossal Arndale Centre (Market Street), which has more than 200 shops and department stores. If you’re heading slightly out of town, the Trafford Centre has a similar number of outlets, spread along granite and marble walkways.

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    Traveller etiquette

    Social Conventions

    The monarchy, though now only symbolic politically, is a powerful and often subconscious unifying force. Members of the Royal Family are the subject of unceasing fascination, with their every move avidly followed and reported by the popular press, both in the UK and abroad.

    Handshaking is customary when introduced to someone for the first time. One kiss on the cheek is gaining popularity for close friends. Normal social courtesies should be observed when visiting someone’s home and a small present such as flowers or chocolates is appreciated. It is polite to wait until everyone has been served before eating.

    Clothing

    Some nightclubs and restaurants do not allow jeans and trainers, otherwise casual wear is widely acceptable. For business, a suit and tie should be worn, although in some workplaces an open neck is acceptable.

    Use of public places

    Topless sunbathing is allowed on certain beaches and tolerated in some parks. Smoking is banned in all enclosed public places, including stations, pubs and restaurants, throughout the UK.

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    Health

    Main emergency number: 112

    Food & Drink

    Food within the UK is generally safe to eat, with health and safety standards monitored by various government agencies. Tap water is considered safe to drink but bottled water is widely available. If you’re camping, always boil, filter or purify water from streams.

    Other Risks

    The UK is not a risky destination but travellers should still take appropriate precautions. Summer temperatures in England rarely reach above 30°C but on hot days there is still risk of sunstroke and it’s advisable to wear sunscreen, as well as appropriate clothing. The same goes for winters, during which weather can be very changeable. Waterproofs (or at least a strong umbrella) are mandatory at any time of year. Those hiking in the mountains should come prepared, with appropriate gear and maps if needed but the biggest danger comes from those who disregard warning signs or poor weather.

    Although the risk remains low, travellers are advised to ensure they are fully vaccinated against measles, as cases have risen in the past few years.  Travellers visiting the UK during the winter may also wish to consider being vaccinated against flu.

    If you’re planning to walk in wooded or heath areas such as in the Scottish Highlands, it’s worth taking precautions against tick bites: ensure you wear long-sleeved tops, tuck your socks into your trousers and wear insect repellent. Ticks are known to spread Lyme disease which, although fairly rare in the UK, can affect your skin, joints, heart and nervous system. Symptoms include: a pink or red circular rash which develops around the bite up to 30 days after a person is bitten; flu-like symptoms; headaches; and muscle or joint pain. If left untreated, symptoms can become more serious.

    Midges are a hiker’s and camper’s nemesis, especially in the northwest Highlands during the summer. While they’ll do no worse than cause a multitude of unbearably itchy bites, it’s definitely worth covering up and dousing yourself in insect repellent to ward off these persistent beasties.

    The weather in Scotland can change in an instant. If you’re walking, skiing or climbing in the hills, it’s vital to be prepared for all weathers. It’s not at all uncommon to go for a walk on a beautifully sunny day, only to find yourself surrounded by mist and drizzle with little warning. Make sure you’re equipped with a map, compass, extra food, layers and waterproofs, and always tell someone where you’re heading before you set out. Scots and visitors alike also find themselves unexpectedly caught out by the sun – you might not need it often, but pack some sunscreen.

    Contractual physician of Lufthansa

    Chetan Dr. Chande
    Ramsbottom Health Centre
    Carr Street
    Ramsbottom
    Bury BL0 9DD
    Manchester
    Great Britain
    Tel. +44-1706–824413

    Please note that Lufthansa accepts no responsibility for the treatment nor will it bear the cost of any treatment.

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