MANCHESTER - THE FIRST INDUSTRIAL CITY
INDUSTRIAL LEGACY & MODERN FUTURE
Manchester is a city where the past meets the present and gives a nod to the future. This resilient, energetic city, which is characterised in the city’s official symbol, the busy bee has plenty to catch your attention!
Once the powerhouse of the world’s cotton trade today it is a contemporary urban city with a reputation for good shopping, nightlife and eclectic culture. The past sits comfortably alongside the present in this assured metropolitan city.
Manchester is the ideal destination if you are planning an actioned packed day out or short break! We can help plan it for you – contact us!
SALFORD QUAYS & MEDIA CITY
Just across the River Irwell you will stumble across Salford, home to Media City and so much more. You will be able to book on a specialist Manchester tour and join the set of the country’s most successful and longest running TV soap series, Coronation Street. For culture vultures, there is the Lowry Centre, which houses a permanent collection of L S Lowry’s famous matchstick men and cats and dogs! Check out our Manchester tours to see which takes you to Salford Quays!
For fans of The Smiths and Morrisey, there is the iconic Salford Lads and Girls Club whose Victorian buildings featured on the album sleeve of one of the bands most famous albums, “The Queen is Dead”! Why not pop along – they will be happy to welcome you and take your photograph.
SPORTSCITY & THE THEATRE OF DREAMS
Manchester & football go together like day & night. The blue half of the city have had it better of late and if you venture over to SportsCity you will find the home of Manchester City FC. Discover a Manchester tour & stadium experience at the club with us when you plan your visit to the city. We can take you behind the scenes of this mighty football club.
And, of course, there is the “Theatre of Dreams”, Old Trafford, home to Manchester United FC, the biggest brand in world football. There are plenty of Manchester tours for you to choose from and a large souvenir shop to buy a memento of your MUFC visit. Why not let us create your perfect Manchester tour for you?
A MANCHESTER TOUR WITH A TRUE MANCUNIAN
The best way to uncover and explore Manchester is with a Mancunian, a native of the city. Our local Manchester tour guides will lead you on a journey of discovery, unravelling the story of the city’s fascinating timeline, from the Romans through the world’s first industrial city to the underbelly of the contemporary.
They will reveal the iconic and the quirky and hopefully leave you eager for more things Mancunian!
Manchester is the perfect destination to indulge in a bit of retail therapy! – with its boutique shopping offer, shopping malls and designer shops. You will find the full range of banded stores in the city and the odd signature British retail brand, too, such as Harvey Nichols.
For an eclectic shopping experience head over to the Northern Quarter where you will find Afflecks – a must for those seeking out independent offerings!
For an even greater retail pilgrimage head for the Trafford Centre, where you can lose yourself in an immense retail space!
You can even talk to us to create a bespoke Manchester tour revolving around shopping and even include a personalised shopping experience!
A SELECTION OF OUR TOURS OF MANCHESTER
WANT TO DISCOVER MORE?
We have compiled some web links for you below to find out more about this great city: