Manchester Half Day Tour


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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Please discuss accessibility/mobility issues prior to the tour.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Four Hours Bespoke Guiding with John Ryan

Manchester is the Original Modern City. A city of firsts!
Where the atom was split, the computer invented, the birthplace of feminism and the first passenger railway station in the world.
Famous for rain and cotton and being the shock city of Victorian England. A centre for music and football, theatre and events, we would love to show you the best mix of Manchester for you.


We take you to the former Manchester Docks and the incredible Ship Canal, now Media City and The Quays on one side of the city, and to SportCity on the other. Add a short walk around the city centre sites, this is four hours that gives you a grounding in all things Manchester.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Happy to meet with you at any convenient Manchester location.

End location: Happy to return to our starting point or any convenient location for your onward travel.

Duration: 4 hours

The four hour tour can be taken at any time between 0800 and 2200.


We hire a clean, modern car from Enterprise Car Club appropriate for the size of party at a convenient city centre location.

What’s Included

Other: Transportation, any entrance fees and guiding services for four hours are included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - All fees are included, so this estimate is for drinks/snacks.

What’s Extra

Other: Souvenirs/any items of a personal nature are incidental to the tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

John is the best - very knowledgeable, friendly, flexible professional. it was a pleasure traveling and learning the history and many local cultural aspects from John.
Dhanasekhar Damodaram

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