Britannia Country House Manchester Airport

The charming Manchester Britannia Country House makes the most of its grand size with traditional style and a range of facilities to suit everyone.

What to expect at the Britannia Country House

Easily one of the most charming Manchester Airport hotels to choose from, the Manchester Britannia Country House is set in its own beautiful grounds. In a quiet location and just under five miles from Manchester Airport, it's simple to reach on the morning of your flight, and parking at the hotel is plentiful.

For convenience and value all under one roof, the 3-star Britannia Country House Manchester definitely comes up trumps. There's plenty to keep you occupied on site, with a heated indoor pool alongside a sauna and spa to leave you refreshed and rejuvenated. There are two restaurants to choose from when it comes to dining and a more formal bar to give you somewhere to relax in the evenings before bed. Once it's time to hit the hay, you will love the tastefully decorated rooms with their neutral colour scheme and traditional yet contemporary style that'll soothe you to sleep in no time.

Features at the Manchester Britannia Country House

Grand accommodation at great value comes in the form of the Britannia Country House Manchester, where you will feel right at home from the start. It's located close to Manchester airport but far enough away to enjoy wonderful grounds and a peaceful setting. If you're feeling a little restless during your stay why not head out to Manchester to explore the Trafford Centre or Old Trafford Cricket Ground, however, there's so much to do at the hotel, you might just want to stay on site!

The Spindles Heath Club facility is the prime place for guests who want to keep their fitness regime going throughout their holiday. Enjoy the indoor heated swimming pool, spa and sauna - all guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. As long as an adult accompanies them, your kids can make use of the swimming pool, so the hotel is suited to families as well as other travellers. There's also a solarium and a beauty salon, so you're guaranteed to find your perfect pastime no matter what you enjoy.

Feeling hungry after a day of activity? Head to either Jenny's Restaurant or the Overstuffed Pizzeria - both located on site. Jenny's is the place for big breakfasts and a plentiful carvery, whilst the friendly ambience of the Overstuffed Pizzeria is sure to win favours with all guests. For a relaxing drink, Jenny's Bar and The Residents Bar are the places to be. Once you've wined and dined the evening away, retire to a comfy and cosy bedroom that offers all you need for a great night of relaxing rest.

Check-in times

You can check in from 2pm and, you'll need to check out by 11am on your departure day.

Parking at the Manchester Britannia Country House

Since it’s not restricted to the airport site, the Manchester Britannia Country House makes use of its outside space by providing plenty of room for parking. Whilst you’re away, your car will remain in either the hotel’s car park or a nearby parking facility used by the hotel, meaning you can enjoy your stay at the Britannia Country House Manchester without worrying about needing to wake up early to catch your flight.


When you arrive at the Britannia Country House Manchester, simply find a parking spot in the hotel car park and proceed to check in. The hotel should confirm whether you’ll be parking at the hotel or at a nearby parking facility. You’ll then leave your car at the hotel for the duration of your trip.

You’ll then need to get back to the hotel from the airport once you’ve returned from your holiday. Your car will be waiting, ready for you to collect.

Getting to and from Manchester airport

The Manchester Britannia Country House runs transfers between the hotel and the airport 24 hours a day. The shuttle runs approximately every 45 minutes. Once you’ve returned from your holiday and landed back at the airport, you can catch the transfer bus again back to the hotel to collect your car.

Transfer charges

The Britannia Country House Manchester shuttle bus costs £6 for adults and £3 for under 16s – both fares are return.

Dining and drinking at the Manchester Britannia Country House

Jenny's Restaurant

Enjoy a succulent carvery or tuck in to hearty Italian fare at Jenny’s restaurant, where the relaxed atmosphere is perfect for sharing a delicious dinner and chatter with friends and family. When it’s time for breakfast, make your way to Jenny’s Restaurant for a Continental service from 6.30am until 10am and a Full English breakfast option from 7am until 10am. Breakfast at Jenny’s Restaurant comprises all the Continental and Full English favourites, whilst the dinner menu includes soup of the day, a comprehensive carvery and a plethora of pasta dishes washed down with a glass of wine. Alternatively, choose from the chef’s daily specials for something a little more unique.

For drinks, head to Jenny’s Bar to while away an evening.

Spice Restaurant

Go to the Spice Restaurant, where they will be serving authentic Indian cuisine. The offerings at Spice include curry-house staples such as chicken biryani, masalas, lamb jalfrezi, mixed vegetable karahi and much more

Overstuffed Pizzeria Restaurant

Serving a wide range of pizzas, steaks and hot sandwiches to satisfy your pre-holiday appetite. If Italian is more your flavour, the Overstuffed Pizzeria is your best bet – enjoy your favourite pizza topping alongside pasta dishes and more.

Directions to the Britannia Country House Manchester

Directions from

Located in the village of Didsbury, the Manchester Britannia Country House is easy to find and accessible from the M60 motorway. It’s also located conveniently near other transport hubs, including a National Rail station.

  • From the M56, follow the signs for the city centre onto the A5103. Take the B5166 exit, just after junction 3A, and at the traffic lights turn right into Palatine Road. After a mile, you’ll see the hotel on the left hand side.
  • If you’re approaching from the M60 clockwise (on the ring road East), take the A5103 (junction 5) and turn right at the first set of traffic lights onto the A5145. Turn right again at the next traffic lights into Palatine Road – after a half-mile, you’ll see the hotel on the right hand side.
  • If you’re approaching from the M60 anticlockwise (on the ring road West) on the junction 5 exit road, stay in the left hand lane and follow the B5166. Turn left into Palatine Road when you reach the traffic lights, and the hotel is around a mile down the road on the left hand side.

The Britannia Country House Manchester is situated within reach of the East Didsbury National Rail station, from which taxis can be arranged to reach the hotel. You can also arrive by coach or train to Manchester Airport, from where you can catch the transfer bus to the hotel.

Rooms at the Britannia Country Hotel Manchester

The rooms at the Manchester Britannia Country House are designed to be as cosy and comfortable as possible, with fuss-free fittings and soft furnishings that are guaranteed to leave you feeling right at home. Rooms are also spacious and bright, ensuring you leave the hotel feeling refreshed and ready for your holiday.

Room facilities

In each of the rooms at the Britannia Country House Manchester, you’ll enjoy coffee and tea making facilities alongside direct-dial telephones, trouser press, hairdryer, dressing table, wake-up service, and a TV to keep you entertained. Rooms are also en-suite.

Room types

From the Standard room selection, you can choose a family room format that incorporates a double bed and two single beds and accommodates more people – ideal if you’re travelling with children or in a larger group. You can also select from twin rooms and triple rooms if your needs require it.

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Britannia Country House

Hotel address

Britannia Country House,
Palatine Road,
M20 2WG,

Distance to airport: 4.9 Miles

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