Tripadvisor has released its list of top trending destinations in the UK, and Manchester has made the list. 

The Spring Travel Index uses a combination of search and sentiment data to reveal the top destinations this spring. 

Search data from Tripadvisor also shows the most popular dates for Brits this spring are between March 11 and 31. 

Domestic travel is still the preferred option for travelling, with more than three-quarters of people saying they will travel between March and May in the UK.

Based on year over year search growth, Manchester was sixth in the fastest-growing domestic destinations. 

What to do in Manchester 

Afflecks is an iconic indoor market in Manchester and first opened in the early 80s. 

There are dozens of independent stalls, small shops and boutiques with plenty to buy from fancy dress, artwork and jewellery. 

If sport is your thing, Manchester has not one but two Premier League football stadiums you can visit. 

The Bolton News: Manchester City's Etihad Stadium (Tripadvisor)Manchester City's Etihad Stadium (Tripadvisor)

Take a tour around Manchester City's Etihad Stadium or Manchester United's ground Old Trafford and see some of the legendary footballer's shirts in the changing rooms. 

Manchester has plenty of educational activities, including the Science and Industry Museum and The Manchester Museum.

Also try out the historic John Rylands Library and Manchester Central Library which has beautiful reading rooms and more. 

The Bolton News: John Rylands Library (Tripadvisor)John Rylands Library (Tripadvisor)

Why not see what's on at the Manchester Arena, Palace Theatre or the Opera House. 

There's also the O2 Apollo, Albert Hall, O2 Ritz and many more entertainment venues. 

The Bolton News: Manchester Arena (Tripadvisor)Manchester Arena (Tripadvisor)

10 Fastest Growing Domestic Destinations

(Based on year over year growth)

1. Brithdir, Gwynedd, Wales

2. Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales

3. Fulford, North Yorkshire

4. South Queensferry, West Lothian, Scotland

4. Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

6. Manchester, Greater Manchester

7. Oxford, Oxfordshire

8. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

9. Brighton, East Sussex

10. Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland