Manchester Discovery Taxi Tour


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City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Manchester is a great city to explore with children, with parks and other places of interest, the tour is easily adapted to suit children and adults.

Friendly: Yes.
The uniqueness of a Manchester Taxi Tour means we can tailor the tour to suit everybody.
The traditional British taxi(black cab) is designed for all inclusive travel.

Maximum travelers: 5



English (fluent), French (basic)

2 hour Taxi Tour

Welcome to Manchester!

Join me and uncover 2000 years of history while taking a glimpse into the future. From the Romans through to the Industrial Revolution, to the dawn of the digital age.

Manchester is a City of firsts - Ernest Rutherford splitting the Atom, Alan Turing's pioneering work resulting in the worlds first programmable stored computer, and the worlds first passenger railway station.

Manchester sport is legendary with United and City amongst the most successful soccer clubs in the World.

Stunning architecture is represented across the city from the neo-gothic splendour of the Town Hall to the Imperial War Museum North.

Culturally, Manchester competes on a world stage, galleries, museums, libraries, Halle Orchestra, public art, Chinatown, the Village, Curry Mile, Northern Quarter, Castlefield, Albert Square, Spinningfields, St. Annes Square, traditional Pubs, bars, nightclubs and amazing shopping. The list goes on!

Take a tour with me and discover this constantly evolving City.


This two hour tour covers Manchester, its history from its First settlement by The Romans in AD79, through the medieval period and onto Industrialistion, Manchester being The World's First industrial City, onto the
present day and how the city is building for the future.
Covering - History, Sport, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture, Shopping, Pubs, University. . . we stop for photos, stories and explanations, giving you a great insight into Manchester.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: The Tour can start from any location, with the city centre. Please contact me if you require airport, Liverpool cruise terminal or any other location.

End location: The Tour can end at your Hotel, or the City Centre.
For any other locations, please contact me.

Duration: 2 hours

Manchester Taxi Tours
From a 1 hour highlights tour to a full week or more touring the region and beyond . There are no limits please contact with requirements .


Traditional British Taxi (black cab). Fully accessible, tour in safety, style and comfort.
Plenty of room for luggage and passengers.

What’s Included

Other: The Taxi Tour includes all transport and parking.We have plenty of stops for photos and explanations.All the builings we enter are free.
Bags can be stored in the Taxi to make a stress free tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 GBP - Personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: Any personal requirements


I pride myself on a friendly, professional and fully inclusive service. Touring by taxi (black cab) is flexible and total customer focussed. The British taxi is designed to be fully accessible, providing, safety, comfort and style, to all clients.

A Recent Review of this tour

A must see and do tour which covers the City of Manchester. Nice assortment of interesting historical/current landmarks. John is interesting, engaging and kept our interest in his beautiful city. Charming, personable and knowledgeable, he is your premier guide through every aspect of the city. His ongoing commentary was amazing, describing pivotal moments in the evolution of Manchester to the great city it is today (from the ancient fortress through the industrial age up to the modern city. Job well done.
David G.

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