The closest you could get to the Ashes without owning a ticket to the Old Trafford test, the Toll Gate is just a 10 minute walk away from the ground. This great Manchester sports pub is full of big screens showing all of the action as well as tasty food and great beers - it's the perfect place to soak up all the cricket fun.
Where to watch the Ashes in Manchester
One of the most celebrated rivalries; England and Australia have been battling it out for the Ashes since 1882 and following a momentous clash this summer, the winter months see the competition played out on the considerably sunnier shores of Australia. Check out our great list of bars and pubs to watch the Ashes in. Cheer on your country; be that England or Australia, grab some drinks and celebrate the best that cricket has to offer.
A great place to catch up on all the action from the Ashes this November is Tib Street Tavern which has a great large screen downstairs for all the sporting action at this cool Manchester sports bar. Add in some great local casks beers; and you've got a great bar to sit in and enjoy the cricket.