Manchester is the second-largest metropolitan area in England with over 2.5 million residents. With all of its cultural heritage and nightlife, it's no wonder it makes a great coliving choice for digital nomads. Downtown itself is only home to 550,000 residents but with its close proximity to the surrounding cities, this number multiplies fast. The climate here is also quite bearable if you don’t mind cool places, as the average temperature for the year is anywhere from 40ºF to 62ºF.
The city is packed with many amazing pubs and restaurants with cuisine options from all parts of the world. It is not too hard to find the food you fancy on a night out. If you care to catch a good soccer match then this will be easy as every restaurant and pub will have the games on. Manchester is home to two major football teams in the league. One being the bigger Manchester United and the impressive Manchester City. These residents are die-hard fanatics too. If you haven't experienced a game yet, then this is surely the place to attend your first match – the atmosphere is electric.
England has been known to be relatively expensive when it comes to renting a room in a coliving house and Manchester is no exception to that. Mass transit here is not a problem at all and you can get anywhere in England from Manchester, either using the public buses and Metro or the Manchester International Airport which is the third busiest in the United Kingdom.
Fun Facts about Manchester:
- Manchester may be seen by many as being one of the most famous soccer cities in the world, with it being the home to two of the biggest teams, Manchester City and Manchester United
- Manchester is home to Chetham’s Library, which was first opened back in 1653
- Manchester has been consistently voted the best UK city to live in, for the past several years