Two-night stay at the Copthorne Hotel plus dinner at Café Football


Win a family break to the North West’s cultural hub, The Quays. Home to over 400 pieces of art, 25 sporting activities, 11 bars and restaurants and two theatres, this historic waterfront destination is the perfect place to enjoy a short city break. You’ll spend two nights at the Copthorne Hotel with breakfast included and a delicious meal at Clipper’s Brassiere on one of your evenings. Pay a visit to the Imperial War Museum North and enjoy one of its many family-friendly shows – Horrible Histories: Blitzed Brits exhibition is on until 10 April. You’ll also receive tickets for a show-stopping theatre performance at The Lowry followed by an evening meal at Café Football. And if you think that’s not enough, you’ll be treated to a trip with City Centre Cruises along the famous Manchester Ship Canal.

For your chance to win, answer the following question:

This competition has now closed.

This competition closes on 29/02/2016

Prize winners must be 18 or over. The prize includes a two-night stay for a family of four at the Copthorne Hotel on a bed-and- breakfast basis, including dinner on one evening, dinner for four at Café Football, four Lowry Theatre tickets and a City Centre cruise. The prize is valid until 30 September 2016

157 Responses to Family weekend break

  1. robert ferguson says:

    nice prize

  2. Rebecca Howells (@PeanutHog) says:

    Great prize!

  3. Jill Johnson says:

    would love to do this break

  4. Debi newman says:

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  5. Julie Chilton says:

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  8. Steph Armstrong says:

    Fab, would love to visit Manchester & see the sights

  9. Monica Anderson says:

    Would be a wonderful opportunity to catch up with my Grandson,who lives on the outskirts of Manchester.

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    amazing prize!

  11. pamela gossage says:

    I would love this. Great prize

  12. alison veasey says:

    Just what we need a nice break!

  13. Colette Booth says:

    Brilliant prize love to win

  14. grainne MARNELL-FOX says:

    great prize

  15. Andrea says:

    love Manchester

  16. Janine Houghton says:

    A great cultural break

  17. Tracy Alcock says:

    need a short break away from it all

  18. carole Hiscock says:

    This sounds amazing, but where do I find the question please xx

  19. TINA MESSENT says:

    lovely prize

  20. Beverly Cushnie says:

    great prize

  21. Howard Robinson says:

    Just what we need

  22. Sue says:

    I would love a family break

  23. Christina K says:

    Wow, dream prize for the family

  24. Lindsay says:

    #greatprize #lovetowin #thanks #goodluck peeps

  25. Lorna lyons says:

    Amazing giveaway

  26. Sam Stanley says:

    What a way to be cheered up after the dullest month of the year – gorgeous prizes!

  27. Ruth Barker says:

    Need badly !!

  28. Fiona Shepherd says:


  29. Kelly says:

    fab giveaway will be one lucky family to win

  30. Jane Cardew says:

    Would love this for the family 🙂

  31. susan richardson says:

    My football fan son would love to take his family away to a place like this. It is his birthday in February too!

  32. Trudy says:

    My husband needs a break

  33. Lynda Sanderson says:

    a wonderful treat

  34. Maria Sack says:

    Another great prize.

  35. Jenny Turner says:

    A weekend , right at the heart of the city, what a treat.

  36. Roger Stanley says:

    Wow great prize – fingers crossed

  37. claire richardson says:

    Brilliant prize

  38. claire richardson says:

    need a break so desperately

  39. gina mills says:

    Ooooh fingers crossed 🙂 would love to win

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    Amazing prize

  41. melanie gregory says:

    sounds great

  42. Andi G says:

    nice prize

  43. Nicola says:

    my two girls would love this

  44. Paul Duncan says:

    Fantastic Prize! Good luck everyone

  45. luke says:

    would love to win this

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  48. sue rushworth says:

    oohh yes please

  49. Pearl Taylor says:

    Never been to this part of our wonderful country
    would be very nice for us four grown ups. especially the war .museum

  50. Lin says:

    Lovely prize!!

  51. sylvia lennox says:

    Fantastic prize.A wonderful brake for the lucky winner . Fingers & eyes crossed x

  52. sylvia lennox says:

    Fantastic prize.A wonderful break for the lucky winner . Fingers & eyes crossed x

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  54. hayley says:

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  55. Brian says:

    Yes Please!!

  56. Brenda Collinson says:

    A great prize!

  57. Derek Wickham says:

    Looks great!

  58. karen ross says:

    Perfect winter blues getaway

  59. Deb rooney says:

    Thank you for the prize

  60. Nicola Jones says:

    My family really deserves a treat like this after the last year

  61. Melanie Pugh says:

    wow this sounds like a trip to remember, good luck everyone xxxx


    Have been wanting to go to the Lowery. Would love to win this for my birthday in April.

  63. Margaret Gallagher says:

    Perfect location to enjoy a fun filled break would love to explore this cosmopolitan centre from a luxury hotel right in the heart thankyou for the chance to make my wish come true

  64. Joan May says:

    Would love to win this,a great prize

  65. Natalie Green says:

    Lovely prize x

  66. Gemma Holland says:

    Brilliant giveaway thanks. My sons would absolutely love this weekend

  67. Sonal says:

    an amazing prize

  68. katrina walsh says:

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  69. Mark says:

    Awesome prize

  70. elaine simpson says:

    great prize

  71. M simpson says:

    Would be perfect for our family

  72. Ann Hill says:

    Sounds like a lovely break somewhere I have not been as yet Thank you x

  73. barb says:

    I would love to cop this prize.

  74. Adrian Bold says:

    Great Prize, would love to win this one. Good luck everyone!

  75. Ruth says:

    Been wanting to go on the canal trip. Great prize.

  76. Cally says:

    I’m in

  77. Chris Williams says:

    this would be just the break Hubby and I need

  78. jacqueline knights says:

    Oh wow, my family would love that.

  79. Lindsey Kent says:

    sounds like a perfect weekend away!

  80. Carol C says:

    My children would be blown away by this prize, plus we get to visit their Granny who lives close by too! Bonus!!

  81. Margaret Gallagher says:

    Sounds like my perfect getaway fun family time shopping and entertainment

  82. waseem sheikh says:

    fab prize

  83. Bradley Hart says:

    Looks amazing.
    Fingers crossed

  84. George Johnson says:

    Great prize

  85. rosalind says:

    never been, would love to go! good luck all.

  86. Louise Blackah says:

    Wow, what a fab prize. Caters for everyone in the family.

  87. Christine Boone says:

    Sounds a fun place to visit!

  88. Yvonne Dimbleby says:

    Sounds like an awesome weekend break

  89. IAIN MAXWELL says:

    Yes please

  90. Maggie Hodges says:

    What a fab prize, it’s our 30th wedding anniversary soon, and this would be a ideal treat for us both…fingers crossed x

  91. Jacqueline Ford says:

    Would love a trip up north if I won this fab prize.

  92. Carolynn Woodland says:

    I would really love to win.

  93. A.E. ADKINS says:

    Fab city break, yes please

  94. VAL WINTER says:

    Love to win

  95. justyna jedynak says:

    what a great prize! would love to win it, haven’t been anywhere with my partner since we had our babies. some of you can find that cheesy but its a dream come true to us.

  96. Mrs Jane Cherry says:

    Very nice

  97. Brian J Surrey says:


  98. Gerri Tennant says:

    This sounds like a dream of a prize. I would love to have time to explore Manchester. I have only been there once very briefly, thanks.

  99. Rose P says:

    Love Manchester and this prize would be just up my street

  100. Karen C says:

    Wow , I have never been to Manchester before, this looks great !

  101. Donna Caldwell says:

    Would love a family getaway

  102. Clare Ollif says:

    We would absolutely love this. Wonderfully kind prize. x x

  103. Emma Riches says:

    Looks fantastic, would love a break with the other half

  104. Kim Wallace says:

    would love to win never been to Manchester

  105. Chris Williams says:

    What a lovely break this would be. I’ve never visited this City either, it’s one I really must visit.

  106. Sarah Lindo says:

    Would love this

  107. Isabel Marie Baker Izzy Mse fb says:

    I’m a artist,Wowza what a iconic looking building…I have never been to Manchester before!
    Over 400 pieces of Art =
    I would be there all day and night…Thank you for the chance ; )

  108. Rosheen says:

    Really really need a break

  109. carol cross says:

    Wow what an awesome prize

  110. Liam O'Donnell says:

    Need A Break

  111. Melanie caldwell says:

    i live right by the ship canal in runcorn but never actually been on it this prize would be ab fab

  112. sarita Beddow says:

    I would love to win this xx

  113. deby says:

    I know someone whom deserves this prize

  114. deby says:

    what a lovely prize

  115. jennifer davies says:

    what a cracking prize

  116. Michelle Sykes says:

    Fab prize

  117. Denielle Nicol says:

    Would be a wonderful family break Dxx

  118. Tara Clover says:

    I would take my partner and his minis.

  119. JOAN DRUMMOND says:

    This break will give me time to think;
    enjoying the wonders of the Quay’s, rest,eat and drink !

  120. Maggi Dignam says:

    Retired last year and had a lot of family stuff to deal with but my first anniversary is this week and from now on I intend to sing out loud even if I am out of tune……our time now!

  121. Clare says:

    Always wanted to go there

  122. Diane Barritt says:

    Lovely prize good luck everyone

  123. margaret ritchie says:

    great prize who ever wins

  124. Alice OConnor says:

    Love Manchester and the Quays – moved down south 5 years ago so would be great to go back! Fingers crossed x

  125. cy says:

    Manchester? Hadn’t even considered Manchester as a holiday destination!

  126. Leanne Newsome says:

    Fab giveaway

  127. Ruth says:

    Manchester has loads to offer, it will be an interesting break for the winner.

  128. janice Norris says:

    Yes please

  129. kellyjo walters says:

    would love this x

  130. George Johnson says:

    My wife would love this

  131. Jenny Jones says:

    would love this for and my boys

  132. liz ferguson says:

    sounds perfect x

  133. Diane Smith says:

    Fantastic prize

  134. meena says:

    this would be nice

  135. wendy jamieson-price says:

    wow fabulous treat

  136. Catherine Gregory says:

    Absolutely brilliant

  137. Sarah B says:

    Lovely prize!

  138. Portia Mattinson says:

    This would be amazing

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